With the unjust sentence Meek Mill recently received, many respected figures have come to the defense of the Philly rapper & possibly none have been more vocal than Jay-Z.
In his latest show of support, Jay has penned an entire article for the New York Times speaking out against the flawed system that allowed this scenario to unfold.
“What’s happening to Meek Mill is just one example of how our criminal justice system entraps and harasses hundreds of thousands of black people every day. I saw this up close when I was growing up in Brooklyn during the 1970s and 1980s. Instead of a second chance, probation ends up being a land mine, with a random misstep bringing consequences greater than the crime.”
Read the entire article here.