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A rally protesting rapper Meek Mill's imprisonment is set for 5 p.m. Monday at the Criminal Justice Center

'Meek is my brother and will forever have my support, especially in these tough times'. By the next day, Justice League NYC was working in collaboration with Roc Nation, Cut50 as well as artists, activists, legal scholars and community leaders to see how we could use this gross miscarriage of justice to elevate this story to shine a bright light on the systemic over-incarceration and over-criminalization of people of color, especially young Black men. "This requires more than just gradual reform in laws-It requires a swift overhaul", Kaepernick tweeted on Monday.

Supporters call for justice for imprisoned rapper Meek Mill during a rally outside the Criminal Justice Center on November 13, 2017. The sentence has been criticized for its length and the credibility of claims he violated his probation.

The judge who sent Meek Mill to the clink for at least another two years is starting to look extra amusing in the light. Tacopina said of a possible Federal Bureau of Investigation probe, "That is something that I absolutely do not have the ability to comment on".

One week after Meek Mill was sent to prison for probation violation, the judge responsible for the seemingly harsh two to four-year sentence is legitimately under even more scrutiny than he is.

"(Meek's) frustrated, really frustrated and knows he's being treated different than anyone else", Tacopina continued.

"He's been on probation for almost 10 years". Meanwhile, Meek's attorney Joe Tacopina vows to appeal his client's ruling and tackle Brinkley's decision, citing that she has a personal vendetta against the Philly rapper. What is a huge incongruity in this case is that during last Monday's hearing, the District Attorney's office and the Probation Department pleaded with the judge for no prison time - yet she gave him 2-4 years for violations that simply do not exist.

Gabe Roberts, a courts spokesman, said neither Brinkley nor the court system would comment because it's a matter subject to future litigation.

At the November 6 hearing during which Brinkley sentenced Mill, the veteran judge recounted nearly 10 years of court proceedings in which he had violated his probation, and she had sentenced him to short periods in jail and then had extended his probation. "If it takes Meek Mill to draw this attention, then it's going to speak for so many others".

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