See the stunning images in the 4th annual International Drone Photography Contest
The slaying of an openly gay candidate for mayor of Clarksdale, Miss., is one of the latest high-profile issues swirling around race, civil rights and the Magnolia State. Here are several others:
1. Emmett TillThe slaying of Emmett Till, 14, killed in 1955 while visiting family in Mississippi, was an early catalyst to the civil rights movement. Two men were acquitted of his killing by an all-white jury but later admitted they were responsible. BobDylan.com: The Death of Emmett TillFamily photo/via AP
The contest is accepting entries in one or all of four categories: wildlife, landscapes, underwater and aerials. The grand-prize winner will receive $10,000, publication in National Geographic Magazine and a feature on National Geographic’s Instagram account.