• Jussie Smollett’s alleged ‘attackers’ now unwilling to testify against him

    Jussie Smollett’s alleged ‘attackers’ now unwilling to testify against him

    The brothers who claimed they were paid to stage an attack against Jussie Smollett are now reportedly unwilling to testify against the actor. Chicago Police allege Abel Osundario and his brother, Ola, were paid $3,500 to jump Smollett in what the actor feigned was a racist and homophobic attack against him back in January 2019. …
  • Al Sharpton Calls for Further Investigation into Nascar ‘Noose’ Incident: ‘I Do Not Think We Have Seen Closure’

    Al Sharpton Calls for Further Investigation into Nascar ‘Noose’ Incident: ‘I Do Not Think We Have Seen Closure’

    Reverend Al Sharpton on Wednesday called for further investigation into the “noose” found in African American NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace’s garage despite the FBI’s determination that the object was not put there to target him and had been present since 2019. The FBI said on Tuesday, “The noose found in garage number 4 [at Talladega …
  • Las Vegas woman arrested for stabbing attack on Michael Jackson’s niece

    Las Vegas woman arrested for stabbing attack on Michael Jackson’s niece

    A Las Vegas woman has been arrested after allegedly stabbing Michael Jackson’s niece seven times and hurling racist slurs, according to a report. Angela Bonell, 22, is accused of slashing Yasmine Jackson on May 30 near her home, telling her it was “because she was a n—-r,” according to an arrest report obtained by Page …
  • DOJ Considering Federal Hate Crimes Charges in Ahmaud Arbery Killing

    DOJ Considering Federal Hate Crimes Charges in Ahmaud Arbery Killing

    The Justice Department on Monday announced it was considering pressing federal hate crimes charges in the killing of African-American Georgia resident Ahmaud Arbery. “The Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice, the FBI, and the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia have been supporting and will continue to fully support and participate …
  • Ronald Lauder opens online portal to report coronavirus hate crimes

    Ronald Lauder opens online portal to report coronavirus hate crimes

    Cosmetics tycoon Ronald Lauder has launched a new online portal to track the prevalence of coronavirus-fueled hate crimes. Lauder’s Anti-Semitism Accountability Project set up the website to collect reports of physical and online attacks on Asian-Americans, Jews and other groups whom bigots have falsely blamed for the pandemic. The billionaire former Estee Lauder chairman aims …