Posts Tagged: hate crime

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City of Chicago Sues Jussie Smollett

City of Chicago sues Jussie Smollett.  We knew it was coming.  As promised,  the City of Chicago has filed a lawsuit against Jussie Smollett for the $130,000 to cover the cost for man and woman power used for the “alleged” attack that took place in January.  The cost could go up with additional charges being… Read more »

‘Empire’ Cast ‘Fiercely Divided’ Over Jussie Smollett

After the abrupt dismissal of charges in the case of former ‘Empire’ star Jussie Smollett, he went before cameras saying that he just wanted to “get back to work,”  as he continued to proclaim that he had no hand in staging a racist, homophobic attack on himself in late January.   But, things don’t seem like… Read more »

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Police Identify Persons of Interest in Jussie Smollett Case

Police Identify persons of interest in Jussie Smollett case.  Chicago Police have identified two “persons of interest” in the attack of Empire star Jussie Smollett. Police are questioning the individuals and they have not been charged with a crime. Surveillance technology, public transit records and Smollett’s account of the attack help identify the people. Smollett… Read more »

Smollett: ‘I Won’t Let Attackers Win’

Jussie Smollett took a emotional, determined and defiant stand in his first public comments since he says he was attacked in Chicago. He took to the stage for a show in West Hollywood saying that his people told him not to perform, but told the crowd he had to go on with the show because… Read more »