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How A Gay, Black Politician's Death 'Robbed' Mississippi
Was Marco McMillian Killed Because Of His Sexual Orientation?
Nationally renowned African-American lesbian activist, scholar...
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.
Gay Rights Advocates, Family And Friends Of Marco McMillian Call For Hate Crime Investigation
Murdered Mayoral Candidate's Family Convinced Death Was A Hate Crime
Seeking to Transform Mississippi
Ravi K. Perry
President, National Association for Ethnic Studies; Associate ...
For LGBT political candidates of color, seeking public office is inherently a risk. This week, in Mississippi, an out gay black candidate for mayor of Clarksdale was found dead.
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