Rapper Meek Mill To Appeal Sentence That Drew Activists’ Ire

www.oann.com | 7/16/2019 | Staff
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(Reuters) – Rapper Meek Mill on Tuesday will appeal a Pennsylvania judge’s decision to sentence him to up to four years in prison for probation violations in a case that criminal justice reform advocates say illustrates racial bias in the system.

A judge in November 2017 sentenced the “All Eyes on You” singer, whose legal name is Robert Williams, to two to four years in prison after a pair of arrests violated probation conditions relating to 2008 gun and drug convictions.

Arrests - Wheelie - New - York - City

The arrests, for popping a wheelie while shooting a New York City music video and an altercation in St. Louis, did not result in convictions.

The hefty sentence became a cause celebre...
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