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Watch: Kim Foxx Remains Silent as Supporter Calls Chicago Police ‘Blue Klux Klan’

A supporter of Cook County Attorney Kim Foxx, whose office recently dropped all charges against Empire actor Jussie Smollett, refered to the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police as the “Blue Klux Klan” in a Saturday afternoon press conference —  a racial slur the top prosecutor would not refute when asked whether she concurred with the comparison. 

CHICAGO, IL - FEBRUARY 23: Cook County State's attorney Kim Foxx speaks with reporters and details the charges against R. Kelly's first court appearance at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse on February 23, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Nuccio DiNuzzo/Getty Images)

Jesse Jackson: Outrage over Jussie Smollett ‘Is Fake News’

Rev. Jesse Jackson on Friday released a statement branding the “outrage” surrounding Jussie Smollett as “fake news” and called on people still angered by allegations that the Empire actor staged a hate crime against himself to move on from the scandal.

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 31: Reverend Jesse Jackson speaks onstage during The 16th Annual Wall Street Project Economic Summit - Day 1 at The Roosevelt Hotel on January 31, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Delingpole: 200 Australian Professors Reject Western Civilisation

Two hundred professors at the University of Sydney, Australia, have signed an open letter urging the rejection of a proposed course on ‘Western Civilisation’. They claim the subject is ‘chauvinistic’, a ‘tool of European supremacism’ and that it would ‘lend credibility’ to ‘sexist, racist and Islamophobic politics’.

SYDNEY, NEW SOUTH WALES - APRIL 06: Students walk around Sydney University on April 6, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. Federal Education Minister Simon Birmingham confirming the Government plans to cut university funding in addition to implementing the university deregulation plan which was put forward in the 2014 budget. (Photo by …

Jesse Jackson: LeBron’s ‘Slam Dunk for Justice Is Needed’

CHICAGO (AP) — The Rev. Jesse Jackson said on Monday he’s deeply insulted by a Fox News host’s “attack” on Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James and thanked the basketball All-Star for standing up for what he believes in.

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Jesse Jackson: Trump ‘Would Not Qualify to Get Into Jesus’ Kingdom’

Monday in Washington D.C. at the National Action Network’s “Ministers March for Justice,” civil rights activist Jesse Jackson declared that President Donald Trump “would not qualify to get into Jesus’ kingdom.” Jackson said, “Trump says you must be able to

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Jesse Jackson: Hate Groups ‘Feel Protected by the President’

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” Rev. Jesse Jackson stated that hate groups feel that they are being protected by the White House. Jackson said that hate groups “feel emboldened. They feel they have protection from the White House.” He

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Jesse Jackson: Hillary Won the 2016 Election — ‘It Was Stolen’

Thursday in Chicago at the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition convention, Rev. Jesse Jackson said Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton won the 2016 presidential election only to have it “stolen” by President Donald Trump. While introducing Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez, Jackson said, “To

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