The people of Clarksdale, Mississippi
Clarksdale, Mississippi is situated 100 miles east of Little Rock, Ark., and 70 miles south of Memphis, Tenn. The 2010 population was just under 18,000.
NOTE: White, Black and Asian are non-Hispanic. Figures may not add up to 100% because not all ethnic groups are shown.
SOURCE: U.S. Census.
GRAPHIC: The Washington Post. Published Mar. 8, 2013.
The FBI said it is monitoring the state investigation, but didn't indicate it had opened its own investigation.
A 22-year-old man has been charged with murdering Marco McMillian, who was a candidate for mayor of Clarksdale, Miss.
The body of a slain Mississippi mayoral candidate was beaten and burned, a family member said Monday.