BP Adams Statement on Hate Crime Attack Against Jussie Smollett
Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams issued the following statement:
"I am disgusted by the heinous attack on actor Jussie Smollett in Chicago yesterday morning. I applaud the Chicago Police Department for rightly treating this incident as a hate crime, because it clearly was just that. This was a lynching, a targeted attack fueled by homophobia and racism.
"Nobody should fear for their life just by walking down an American street, but that is a reality for so many.
"It is ...