Oseola McCarty, born March 8, 1908, was a laundress who left school in the sixth grade to care for an ailing aunt. In 1995 she donated $ 150,000 she had saved to create a scholarship fund at the University of Southern Mississippi. #TodayInBlackHistory
The University of Mississippi, also known as Ole Miss, is a public, coeducational research university located in Oxford, Mississippi, United States. Founded in 1844, sixty-nine percent of undergraduates are from Mississippi and nineteen percent of all students are minorities. The Oxford campus had enrollment of 16,586 in the fall of 2011.
Windsor ruins, Mississippi. The Windsor Ruins are located in Claiborne County in the U.S. state of Mississippi, about 10 miles southwest of Port Gibson near Alcorn State University. The ruins are those of the largest antebellum Greek Revival mansion built in the state.