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Chris Rock Rips Jussie Smollett to the NAACP Image Awards: "What the hell did he think?"

Smollett was billed by the Chicago police. Actor comedian Chris Rock took verbal jabs on actor Jussie Smollett before being awarded the Outstanding Comedy Series Award at ABC's "black-ish" Image Awards Saturday Night at the 50th Annual NAACP. Smollett, who had dropped all charges against him for alleged hate crimes last week, did not attend the awards. "They said no …

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Jussie Smollett renounces the NAACP Image Awards, Chris Rock aims

CLOSE There are still questions as to why prosecutors had to give up the case against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett. AP Despite the support of Anthony Anderson, Jussie Smollett was a no-show at the NAACP Image Awards on Saturday night in Hollywood. The "Empire" actor was nominated for an Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, but lost to "Gray's …

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Jussie Smollett for NAACP Award, Anthony Anderson hopes he wins

CLOSE The actor "Empire", Jussie Smollett, accused of staging an attack on hate crimes, was dropped by the prosecutors. How does the FBI define an attack on hate crimes? We explain it. USA TODAY Just a few days after the prosecution dropped all charges against Jussie Smollett, who had been charged with disorderly behavior in 16 cases, the "Empire" actor …

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Starbucks of NAACP to further attack racial prejudice

Sarah Whitten, CNBC Published 10:06 am ET July 2, 2018 CLOSE Starbucks closed thousands of stores in the US for a few hours on Tuesday to conduct anti-bias training. It is the company's latest move to deal with the consequences of the arrest of two black men in one of its stores in Philadelphia. (May 29th) AP A sign that …

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