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CN April 11 2019

The Klonsky Brothers – Fred and Mike – pay a visit this week to discuss the Lincoln Yards dust-up, and whether Lori Lightfoot got “played” by Rahm Emanuel. 807 more words

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Rahm Emanuel Tells Corrupt State’s Attorney Kim Foxx to Stay in Office

‘Kim Foxx should not resign because she got democratically elected to serve. That’s what she should do…’

(Chicago Tribune) Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx should stay in office despite the avalanche of criticism that’s been leveled at her over the handling of “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett’s criminal case, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Friday. 544 more words

USA

Jussie Smollett: Fighter For Social Justice

Just how much immunity from the consequences of one’s actions does being Black, gay, and a pal of the Obamas buy?

CNN—The two Trump supporting white supremacists picked out of a police lineup by Empire actor Jussie Smollett were sentenced to 25 years in prison Tuesday. 1,852 more words

Politics

Al Sharpton Calls Out Chicago Mayor’s ‘Hypocrisy’ In Jussie Smollett Case

The Rev. Al Sharpton defended Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx on Saturday, calling Mayor Rahm Emanuel a hypocrite for criticizing Foxx over dropping charges against… 523 more words

Nation

YO!: Chicago Wants Jussie Smollett to Pay for ‘Hoax’ Investigation

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The city of Chicago notified Jussie’s lawyers and demanded he pay $130,106, the cost of the police overtime hours used in the investigation. 213 more words

Trump takes Smollett, Chicago to woodshed

President Trump in his Grand Rapids, Michigan speech Thursday night attacked the fiasco that is the Jessie Smollett hoax case.

Smollett, who is black and gay, claimed in January that two masked men jumped him while shouting racist and homophobic slurs and put a noose around his neck — but the case quickly unraveled under police and media scrutiny. 296 more words

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