Jussie Smollett Officially Named a Suspect in Staging His Attack

Jussie Smollett Officially Named a Suspect in Staging His Attack

Anthony Guglielmi, Chicago Police Department spokesperson, announced on Feb 20. 2019 that “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett is now a suspect and is accused of filing a false police report. Detectives presented evidence to the Cook County grand jury on Feb. 20. Smollett told police that he was attacked on Jan. 29 by two individuals who […]

Jussie Smollett Convicted in 2007 of Providing False Information to Police

Jussie Smollett Convicted in 2007 of Providing False Information to Police

NBC reported on Feb. 20, 2019, that 36-year-old Jussie Smollet pleaded no contest to a DUI, providing false information to the police, and driving without a license in 2007. The L.A.  City’s Attorney’s office confirmed this. An L.A City Attorney’s Spokesperson said Smollett was sentenced at the time to two years probation and had a […]

Jussie Smollett Backlash as Civil Rights Leaders React [Video]

Jussie Smollett Backlash as Civil Rights Leaders React [Video]

On Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, civil rights activists held a press conference on the steps of the LAPD station, calling for Smollett to apologize for his actions, his prosecution, and arrest. They felt he has caused damage to the LGBT and African American communities. Not convinced Smollett was truthful, Project Islamic Hope Director Najee Ali […]