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    Attack on the Empire: Update on the Jussie Smollet Attacks

    The alleged attack on actor Jussie Smollet continues to be investigated by the Chicago Police Department as a possible hate crime. The reported Jan. 29 attack happened early in the morning in Streeterville, Chicago. In an interview on “Good Morning America” with Robin Roberts, Smollet recounted that he was out to grab a bite to eat at a local Subway when he heard an individual yell “racial and homophobic slurs” at him.   According to TMZ, an article posted in Vulture magazine says the individual continued, allegedly shouted “this is MAGA country,” birthed from the slogan President Donald Trump coined during his presidential campaign. According to a statement from the…