The Dueling Referendum – in support of the opposition of Cook County Fight Procurator Kim Fox – is expected to take place in Chicago on Monday as a result of the surprise dismissal of last week's blame against the star of the Empire, Jussi Smolet. continues to divide public, police and political leaders. Jesse Jackson, clergy, elected officials, lawyers, and community activists have to hold a rally in the temple in Chicago on Monday to support Foxx, who received an intense response from the public – and from law enforcement officials – after being
The fraternal order of the police in Chicago is also expected to hold a protest outside Foxx's office on Monday.
Jackson earlier defended the Foxx and Rainbow PUSH coalition, an organization that provided a letter to support Smollett, saying the actor had completed the service on the spot in the community
The letter was quoted in the court case on Tuesday. This is part of what we do by reaching out to people in trouble and we did so in many of the most famous cases over the years by Sammy Davis Jr. when he embraced President Nixon and black people turned against him, Rush, after the police tried to kill him in the black panther raid, Jackson told Chicago Sun-Times. "You can not have people just one incident, far from being in oblivion."
Smolet was arrested last month for allegedly organizing anti-gay racist attacks against himself in January, reportedly to promote his career. He categorically denied the accusations and urged two men to approach him, beat him, throw bleach on him and tie the rope around his neck before crying, "This is the country of the MAGA," referring to the slogan of the campaign President Trump: "Make Great America Again."
But after observing the cadre of alleged assailants buying items used in the alleged assault, the investigators were able to identify the identity of the men-and found that the Nigerian brother they had connections with Smletlet, and before the case was suddenly dismissed, the men were ready to testify that Smolet had paid them to do the attack
The indiscriminate charges blamed the Chicago police, who spent up to 1000 hours of investigating the case, and the mayor of Chicago Ram Emanuel, who called the Foxx Solution, was a "blurring of justice."
PROSECUTOR CHICAGO KIM FOXX OPENED TO CARRY OUT THE INVESTIGATION IN THE CASE OF JUSSIE SMOLLETT
Rev. Al Sharpton joined Jackson in defense of the controversial lawyer and named Chicago Mayor Rahan Emanuel hypocritically for the slamming of Littleton.
There is a significant difference between how they responded to this and how they responded to the Laquan McDonald case. They were not outraged when the video was detained until the mayor was elected, "Sharpton told the Chicago Tribune, referring to Emanuel, police officer Eddie Johnson and other officials. "Then the fox was a fox, but then the fox was not Kim. The name of this fox is what was in the Mayor's race. "
The mayor's spokesman, Matt McGrath, said Sharpton's statement:" It's not worthy of
Foxx wrote in The Chicago Tribune on Friday, that a third party review in the high profile case would help to preserve transparency.
"I'm not perfect, no other prosecutor there, but making sure that I and my office trust our community is of paramount importance," says Fox, working on a platform for transparency.
Barnini Chakraborty and Associated Press contributed to this report.