By: Hadiyah Weaver
On Monday, April 16 there will be a rally and sit-in at the Philadelphia Criminal Justice Center as rapper, Meek Mill, faces the court once again for what could possibly be his last time.
The Dreams & Nightmares rapper has been incarcerated since early November of 2017, and is expected to stay for two to four more years. Mill was sentenced to prison after violating his probation that began over ten years ago. After minor infractions, Mill was sentenced to be behind bars. However, that could all chance at this rally and sit-in. The Facebook profile for the event says as follows:
“Speakers from Philadelphia and across the country who have been affected by the various traps of the criminal justice system as well as those who are fighting to reform the system will be in attendance. This is an opportunity for the community to come together to support Meek Mill, while also bringing awareness to the injustices that thousands of others in Pennsylvania face every day under the system of mass incarceration.”
Join many other Philadelphians, celebrities, and others that have been wrongly affected or feeling bin our criminal justice system to demand justice.
The rally will be held from 8-10am before the sit in which starts at 10 until 12. Both will be held at 1301 N. Filbert St. in Philadelphia, PA.