Oscar-nominated “Lincoln,” which depicts the political fight to pass the 13th Amendment abolishing slavery, played a role in Mississippi officially ratifying the amendment this month — a century and a half later.
50 years after the riots surrounding James Meredith’s integration, Ole Miss has its first African-American homecoming queen: Courtney Pearson.
Jerry Clower talks cocaine, 4-H clubs, Mississippi Chemical Company, MCA Records
Born in Jackson, Mississippi.
Left-fielder for the Oakland Athletics. Career batting average: .272. At Ole Miss he played baseball and football, where he was the back-up quarterback to Eli Manning.
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. - this rubber burnin’ badass hails from Olive Branch
Guy Bush - Guy was the last major league pitcher to concede a homerun to Babe Ruth. Born in Aberdeen. Died in Shannon.
Bass Drum of Death - Get Found
Real Time with Bill Maher - “People from Mississippi”
Mississippi has to get over the racism, the country-redneck-hate stank here. As far as I’m concerned they can kiss my ass.
Jessica Shiver from Prom Night in Mississippi
BANNED: Te’Andrea and Charles Wilson from marrying at First Baptist Church in Crystal Springs. Because of race.
Big K.R.I.T. - I Got This
King Floyd — Groove Me
Recorded in 1970 at
Malaco Records in Jackson, MS.