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Jussie Smollett's Dropped Charges Cause Protests in Chicago

Jussie Smollett used to star on the popular FOX show Empire.

The Jussie Smollett case has generated a lot of media attention over recent weeks and since the charges have been dropped against him, protesters have taken to the streets of Chicago. 

Earlier this year Jussie Smollett was accused of staging a hate crime against himself. Since then, the charges have been dropped and people in Chicago are now actively protesting. The charges were dropped for a $10,000 bond and the fact that Smollett must complete his community service hours

All felony charges against Jussie Smollett were dropped on March 26th

All felony charges against Jussie Smollett were dropped on March 26th. 

State Attorney Kim Foxx is being protested against

Hundreds of demonstrators gathered outside of State Attorney Kim Foxx’s office on Monday to protest. Foxx recused herself from the case in February and has denied being involved in the decision to drop it. The Fraternal Order of Police (F.O.P.) announced they would be protesting Foxx in outrage over the case’s handling. Watch the video above for the full story.