Meek checked into prison last week (ends12Nov17) after Pennsylvania judge Genece Brinkley handed him a sentence of two to four years behind bars for two arrests that violated his probation from a 2008 drug and gun bust. Since his sentencing, reports have surfaced with Meek's lawyer alleging that the judge presiding over the case was biased in her treatment because of a past encounter in which Meek Mill refused to leave Roc Nation to join her colleague's management company.
"I have rarely met someone as interesting as him", Rubin writes. "I quickly saw that he had a genuine desire to learn, grow, and advance his career and find a way to have a positive impact on his community". He continued, "Please know that I am devoted to his future and to making sure he accomplishes the goals that you have set forth for him. I truly believe that such a sentence would destroy his future". Nonetheless, it seems that the fight for justice is only just getting started as a rally has now been organized in support of the Philadelphia-bred rapper in his hometown in the city's Criminal Justice Center on Monday, November 13th at 5 PM.
"Yes, there needs to be action surrounding sentencing reform, but there needs to also be action taken around abolishing the racialized norms of injustice that can lead to Meek Mill serving 2-4 years in prison for non-violent parole violations, and Brock Turner serving 3 months in prison for three felony counts of sexual assault". Meek Mill is receiving brotherly love... Rick Ross, legendary 76er Julius Irving and others are said to be planning an appearance.