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Opinion | Smollett case overshadows truth of hate crimes

Chicago Police Department mugshot of Jussie Smollett.

By Mackenzie Oster, Staff Columnist

March 7, 2019

Smollett’s publicity stunt is disrespectful to those who have had to face such violent discrimination, and this case is not worthy of the headlines and publicity that encompass it.

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Jussie Smollett