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No, Meek Mill Did Not “Beat the Streets”

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I really put that shit behind me today ….. I beat the streets ?? — Meek Mill (@MeekMill) August 28, 2019 What does it mean to beat the streets? Some people might define it as growing up in the ghetto, making bad decisions whether it’s running with a gang, selling drugs, shooting or robbing people […]

TODAY! Meek Mill, Van Jones, Headline Hakeem Jeffries Congressional Black Caucus Forum On Criminal Justice And Music In Washington D.C.

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Today at 2:00 p.m., U.S. Representative Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08), in coordination with the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, will host a panel discussion on music, criminal justice and racial equality featuring activist and platinum rapper Meek Mill, author and CNN host Van Jones, author and professor Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, Universal Music group general counsel Jeffrey […]

JAY-Z Pens Op-Ed Piece About the “Absurdity of the Criminal Justice System”

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JAY-Z penned a powerful op-ed for the New York Times on the “absurdity of the criminal justice system.” This piece was inspired by Meek Mill’s heavy handed sentence, which Hov has been vocal about. But he notes that Meek’s case is a famous example of a widespread issue. On the surface, this may look like the story […]

“One-Way Ticket: Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series And Other Visions Of The Great Movement North” Exhibit Now At MoMA

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“One-Way Ticket: Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series and Other Visions of the Great Movement North” MoMA Exhibit reunites all 60 art panels for the first time in 20 years The enlightening conversation that took place Wednesday April 15 was sponsored by The Friends of Education of The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in conjunction with the […]