Colin Kaepernick Gives Meek Mill Update: "He is Good-humored And Humbled"
A quarterback-turned-activist connects with a rapper become a poster boy for prison reform.
Meek Mill and Colin Kaepernick would prefer to be making music and playing football, respectively, but life has forced them to play different roles. The rapper become the poster boy for the reform of prisons, and the quarterback-turned-activist, recently had a conversation about the former's imprisonment, which allowed Kaepernick to provide an update on Meek's well-being.
"He spoke Meek Mill & he wanted ppl to know, regardless of their situation unfair, he is good-humored and humbled by the support that people have shown him," Kaepernick tweeted on Monday (20 November). "We're going to continue the fight against the harsh condemnation of the practices that have afflicted the Meek, and millions of other POC for generations."
He spoke on Meek Mill & he wanted ppl to know, regardless of their situation unfair, he is good-humored and humbled by the support that people have shown him. We will continue to fight against the harsh condemnation of the practices that have afflicted the Meek, and millions of other POC for generations.
— Colin Kaepernick (@Kaepernick7) November 20, 2017
Meek of the penalty of imprisonment for a violation of probation has been heavily criticized due to the fact that the prosecutor did not recommend any time behind bars. The Dreamchasers founder has received a lot of support from the Hip-Hop community, including JAY-Z. Meek, the lawyer has also raised questions about the judge presiding over the case, strongly suggesting that she had a personal vendetta against his client.
As for Kaepernick, the former San Francisco 49ers QB has found a new life as an activist from the National Anthem of protest began in the year 2016. No NFL team has signed him for the 2017 season so far, leading many to believe that he has been blackballed by the league for his stance.