Meek Mill Released on Unsecured Bail, Waffle House Killer Bail Set Then Revoked – Coincidence? – Details Here!
Ironically enough as protest mounted on social media on Tuesday, April 24th, against what was a blatant imbalance of justice as we all watched the Waffle House killer get a $2 million dollar bail after being captured, while Meek Mill who hadn’t killed anyone sat in jail without bail. Prior to Tuesday, many celebrities joined the Free Meek Mill protest, business owners joined the protest and gentlemen such as the owners of the 76ers and New England Patriots and others joined the protest. But to no avail, Meek was not going to get out.
But the tides turned when the Waffle House killer who happened to be white was given the opportunity for bail while a rapper who is black and killed no one was adamantly denied bail. The world watch in real time the injustice and unequal way the laws are applied according to race and they too joined the Free Meek Mill protest. Shortly after the protest went viral on social media, arrangements were being made to release Meek and a judge in Tennessee without rhymes or reasons, revoked the Waffle House killer’s bail. Meek Mill was subsequently released Tuesday evening (April 24th), following an order from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court which called for his immediate release on “unsecured bail.”
While Meek was incarcerated, he obviously experienced something within himself that manifested the juxtaposition of both world’s he had the pleasure and displeasure of living in and experiencing. The world of a free man and celebrity living a good life and the world of an incarcerated man, rich but helpless. Imagining if he wasn’t a celebrity, if people didn’t know who he was and most of all if he didn’t have the financial means to fight for his freedom. These are things that many he shared cells with and the experience of being handcuffed with, who live in a system without hope, who are much less fortunate, who are not celebrities and don’t have the financial means to fight for their freedom, experience.
Somewhere in this process Meek Mill may have found his calling which he explains as “I think what the support did is bring the overall problem of the criminal justice reform that’s needed to light,” He told CNN in an interview Tuesday. “There’s so many other people that have been wrongfully convicted.”
Hours before his release Meek posted the following statement reflecting his thoughts on the system and solidifying his new mission, “To the Philly District Attorney’s office, I’m grateful for your commitment to justice. I understand that many people of color across the country don’t have that luxury and I plan to use my platform to shine a light on those issues.”
Meek Mill’s experience has given him the voice to speak on the many issues related to injustice and the imbalance of ts application. His celebrity has given him the platform and the ability to draw many other celebrities and those who are interested advocates of justice into the fight for equality for all under the law. Lady Justice wears a blindfold for a reason and she carries a balanced scale for a reason.
Free Meek Mill. Meek Mill is Free! Check out his “1942 Flows” video below.
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