Meek Mill: Do You Understand These Rights as I’ve Read Them to You? | NYT Opinion
Meek Mill: Do You Understand These Rights as I’ve Read Them to You? | NYT Opinion The criminal justice system has a set of Rights created to protect you, but do you think is really protecting us? You had a right to remain silent, but that really means you had a right to be sounds interrogated suspected, incarcerated in white people convicted for the same crime, start questioning and some steaks 80 % of criminal defendants can’t even afford attorney, but somehow about 47 % convicted And if they do, even if you get out, he still not free, they had a right to deny your bank account. Deny you a mortgage. Deny you a job, deny you vote and if you don’t remain perfect, with the smallest flip up smallest and fraction, the most autism State the 80 % who come back to prison when you realize the plantation in the prison different the past is the present no coincidence. Subjugated in a different set of Rights, the right to stand up and be heard, the rights of a form of broken justice system and build a new future. We had the right to be silent. Now, it’s alright to speak up. Do you understand these rights? As I read them to you, The criminal justice system has a set of rights created to protect you. But do you think it’s really protecting us? Rapper Meek Mill was the victim of the miscarriage of justice. His experiences are leading him to speak out: it’s time to change the system.
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