Tuesday, September 11, noon at the Old Capitol Museum. The Emancipation Proclamation, Lincoln, Grant, and Mississippi. In honor of the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, Dr. Edna Greene Medford from Howard University will offer remarks on this monumental event in American history. Lecture to be followed by panel discussion and light reception. This free event is funded by the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission Foundation. For more information call 601-576-6920 or email Old Capitol.