Friday May 17
Tougaloo College plans civil rights commemorations
Tougaloo College is starting an 18-month commemoration of the civil rights movement, 50 years after it helped reshape the American political and social landscape.
Author Michael O'Brien Discusses New Book at Sherwood Regional Library
Just shy of the 50th anniversary of the May 28, 1963 Jackson, Miss., Woolworth sit-in, author Michael O'Brien discussed his book We Shall Not Be Moved: The Jackson Woolworth's Sit-in and the Movement It Inspired with about 40 guests at the Sherwood Regional Library Tuesday evening.
Arvarh Strickland, MU professor, remembered at funeral for leadership, compassion
Dr. Arvarh Strickland was more than an academic figure. He was a groundbreaker, a mentor, a coach and a friend.
Tougaloo College Honors Gala
Tougaloo College will hold a Commemorative Honors Gala on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 7 p.m. The event is to take place at the Jackson Convention Complex which is located at 105 East Pascagoula St in Jackson, Mississippi.
Arvarh Strickland dies at age 82
A white ribbon sits on the sign outside of Strickland Hall on Thursday. Arvarh Strickland, MU's first tenured African-American professor, died Tuesday at age 82.
Arvarh Strickland, MU's first African-American professor, dies
Arvarh Strickland, the first black professor at MU and longtime advocate for minority hiring in higher education, died Tuesday morning.
The Doctor Will See You Now: Ben Affleck Getting Brown University Degree
Oscar-winner Ben Affleck is getting an honorary doctorate degree from Brown University, meaning he'll be known as Dr Ben Affleck from on guys.
Ben Affleck To Receive Honorary Doctorate From Brown University
Ben Affleck is among 6 distinguished artists, writers, scientists and educators who will receive an honorary doctorate from Brown University at its 245th Commencement on Sunday, May 26, 2013.