The rapper returns to court to fight the 2008 case.
Meek Mill, advocate of criminal justice and prison reform, is not just a social justice warrior for social media. His journey began in 2008 when Meek was arrested for gun and drug allegations. He was put on probation for five years (which was continuously expanded) and he was out of trouble for nine years, that is, until he was returned to jail for a minor parole offense. A judge sentenced him to two to four years in prison, but fortunately he was eligible for release after six months in prison. His fight with the judge in this case has been well documented, as he has accused her of having a bias against him. On Tuesday morning, Meek's full interview with Gayle King will be broadcast on CBS This Morning and the rapper will speak about the injustice he and millions of others face through the system.
In this clip Meek stated that he must have permission to go somewhere outside his environment. "Even if it's in the next district, if it's out of town and you do not ask for permission, you can legally get the remainder of your probation as a prison sentence." He said it was impossible to pick up his son from school. "My son lived in New Jersey, but I lived in Philadelphia, and the bridge is a 1