Meek Mill Embraces Role As The Face Of The Criminal Justice Reform In The "Dateline" Exclusive
#DXCLUSIVE: "Wins And Losses" publicist Didier Morais says that's "loved the segment resonated with so many people."
Philadelphia, PA – Meek Mill may be released on bail, but as explained in the NBC Lester Holt, your journey to freedom is far from over.
On Sunday night (May 6) Dreams And Nightmares: Meek Mill Story episode of the Date line, the Philadelphia and sat in one of his first post-prison interviews, and he spoke of his recent incarceration, the struggle to get out on bail and his new position as the face of the reform of the criminal justice system.
Meek, who has been under court supervision for nearly 10 years, said he still does not feel free. In the episode, he says, "I always feel like my freedom."
Didier Morais, Meek, publicist and head of Berk Communications, has been along for the ride since the first day and was instrumental in obtaining Gentle in the show.
"We have been working with the line of change of Date of the team since January, so it was amazing to finally see the story come to fruition," Morais says HipHopDX. "I know Meek is willing to use his platform for reform of the criminal justice system and we are delighted that the Date line segment resonated with so many people from different backgrounds."
Since Meek was arrested last November, his case has made countless national headlines during the five months that he was locked in the Chester State Prison for the probation violation. Judge Genece Brinkley was originally sentenced to a term of two to four years in prison, a penalty that many considered to be harsh.
During the line of change of Date-exclusive, Meek explained, "We have always been divided in America ... a lot of black people in jail. A lot of Spanish men are in jail. Many of these policies and laws are made to keep the majority of these minorities are trapped forever. I was eight years probation that turned into 16 years of probation.
"Something is not working. I am still doing time for that case."
Meek is expected back in court next month.