Jussie Smollett

Chicago police doubt Jussie Smollett's claim that he is the victim of a racist and homophobic hate crime perpetrated in their city. But if you're waiting for police to charge the Empire star for filing a false report, don't hold your breath.

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Kristen Haynes, Juanita Tyler

A Catholic school in Durham, NC canceled classes after they received threats of protests if a lesbian councilwoman spoke at a planned Black History Month event.

Councilwoman Vernetta Alston was invited to speak to students at Immaculata Catholic School's Black History Month event this week. Alston is an alumna of the school.

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