In Mississippi, the Mysterious Murder of a Gay, Black Politician

It's tempting to think Marco McMillian was killed because of his race, his sexuality, or because he was running for mayor. The truth is more elusive.

Sometimes it's hard to know where the real struggle is.  On the top, a blues club owned by Morgan Freeman, made to look tattered. On the bottom, an abandoned boarded-up building. (Ben Terris)  
National Journal