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Meek Mill, JAY-Z and many others are coming together to try and bring change to America’s justice system.
The Philadelphia rapper has become the face of facing injustices made across the nation in this country. JAY-Z has also been highlighting the fight by producing various documentarties including the Kalief Browder story which highlighted the fact that he was held at Rikers Island for twi years in solitary confinement when he was 16-years-old because his family couldn’t come up with a $200 bail.He was never convicted of a crime.
Browder had committed suicide two years following his release.
Those two are joined by New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, Philadelphoa 76ers co-owner Michael Rubin, Brooklyn Nets co-owner Clara Wu Tsai, and more.
President Donald Trump signed the First Step Act in late December.
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