Juror in R. Kelly trial suffers panic attack during graphic closing arguments

On Sept. 12, one of the jurors in R. Kelly’s trial in Chicago suffered a panic attack during closing arguments according to TMZ. U.S. District Judge Harry Leinenweber said, “I’ve been advised she said she can’t go on one minute more.” During close arguments, prosecutors cited graphic videos of Kelly abusing his 14-year-old goddaughter, who […]

Jussie Smollett juror gives reasons for actor’s conviction

One of the jurors in the sensationalized Jussie Smollett trial explained why the panel found the former “Empire” actor guilty on five of six felony charges related to staging his own beating. Smollett, 39, was initially charged by the special prosecutor with six counts of disorderly conduct. This is in relation to telling the police […]

Derek Chauvin juror Brandon Mitchell describes the trial, attending MLK rally

Brandon Mitchell, the only Black male juror during the Derek Chauvin murder trial in Minneapolis, said the most traumatizing aspect of the trial was watching George Floyd die every single day through the constant replay of that gruesome video. Today, however, Mitchell is facing tumult of a different kind. His integrity and impartiality are being […]