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Family Of Slain Gay, Black Mayoral Candidate Demands Answers

AP | HOLBROOK MOHR | Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. — Relatives of a slain Mississippi mayoral candidate are renewing their push for a federal investigation. Clarksdale mayoral can...

FBI Keeping Tabs On Investigation Of Openly Gay Candidate's Death

AP | HOLBROOK MOHR | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. — The FBI said Wednesday that it has been monitoring the state investigation into the death of an openly gay mayoral candidate in...

Was Marco McMillian Killed Because Of His Sexual Orientation?

Irene Monroe | Posted 05.07.2013 | Gay Voices
Irene Monroe

Though many suspected that racial hatred might have been the motive for McMillian's alleged murder, that possibility was quickly erased when it was reported that Lawrence Reed, a 22-year-old African-American male, had been apprehended and charged with murder in the case.

A Murder of Passion or Hate? A Call for a Summit on Homophobia and Justice

Ravi K. Perry | Posted 05.04.2013 | Gay Voices
Ravi K. Perry

It should apparent to any who seek justice in Marco McMillian's death that it should at least be investigated as a hate crime. The framing of his murder as "personal" and a crime of "passion" is an affront to all who have labored for civil rights since the beginning of time.

Details Emerge In Grisly Murder Of State's First Openly Gay Candidate

AP | HOLBROOK MOHR | Posted 05.04.2013 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. — The body of a slain Mississippi mayoral candidate was beaten and burned, a family member said Monday. Marco McMillian's godfat...

Janell Ross

Gay Black Politician's Alleged Murder Raises Painful Questions In Mississippi | Janell Ross | Posted 03.01.2013 | Gay Voices

In the days since Marco McMillian’s body was recovered near a Mississippi Delta levee, people around the state and the world have begun to wonder if...

Gay Mississippi Mayoral Candidate Found Dead

AP | HOLBROOK MOHR | Posted 04.30.2013 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. -- A 22-year-old man was charged with murder Thursday in the death of a mayoral candidate, whose body was found near a river levee in t...