Archive | September 4th, 2012

Wikipedia wants your summer photos

September 4, 2012

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The online encyclopedia Wikipedia wants your summer vacation photos. Wikipedia fans can now send digital pictures of their favorite historic landmarks to the “Wiki Loves Monuments USA” website. The international contest runs throughout September in conjunction with the National Register of Historic Places. Participants must be Wikimedia Commons account holders and submit pictures that comply with Wikipedia’s photo licensing […]

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Meredith family marks Ole Miss riot anniversary

September 4, 2012

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Jackson State University professor Judy Meredith reminded her Facebook friends Tuesday morning that September 30 marks the 50th anniversary of the University of Mississippi riots and the subsequent acceptance of the school’s first African-American student. Meredith’s husband, James Meredith was that student. James Meredith integrated the all-white university in 1962 after facing an onslaught of […]

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