Rapper's prison sentence draws outrage
Meek Mill was arrested this year for popping wheelies on his dirt bike and for getting into a fight, and now the rapper could spend two to four years in prison.
But the case has moved beyond the Pennsylvania courtroom. Many hip-hop artists including Jay Z, T.I., Rick Ross and Nipsey Hussle have rallied behind the rapper, and his sentence sparked a new debate about criminal justice reform. Mill was also sentenced one day before Philadelphia elected Larry Krasner, a progressive Democrat and civil rights attorney who vowed a "movement" for criminal justice reform, to be its next district attorney.Mlil's attorney told CNN that he plans to appeal the sent...
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