Black Men Arrested At Starbucks Said They Were There For 2 Minutes Before 911 Call

NEW YORK, New York — Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson, both 23-year-old entrepreneurs and longtime friends, sat down with Robin Roberts to discuss what really happened at Starbucks, stating tthey were there for a business meeting they hoped would change their lives. The store manager who called 911 has since left the company, according to…

Rapper Meek Mill Speaks out about possible retrial

PHILADELPHIA,Pennsylvania — Rapper Meek Mill speaks to CNN’s Don Lemon after District Attorney Larry Krasner said during a hearing that Mill’s sentence should be thrown out, and he should be granted a new trial.

Meek Mill Receives New Trial As Supporters Rally At Courthouse!

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania — Rapper Meek Mill’s drug and gun convictions should be thrown out and he should be granted a new trial, prosecutors said in court Monday while his supporters held a rally outside! The hip-hop artist was sentenced in November to two to four years in prison for violating probation on a roughly decade-old…

President Trump vows to back law to protect marijuana industry

WASHINGTON D.C. — According to Republican Sen. Cory Gardner of Colorado conversation with President Donald Trump, the marijuana industry will receive legislative support protecting the states that have legalized the drug. “Late Wednesday, I received a commitment from the President that the Department of Justice’s rescission of the Cole memo will not impact Colorado’s legal…

Philadelphia Mayor Visits Meek Mill!

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania — Hip-hop artist “Meek Mill” whose real name is Robert Rihmeek Williams, received a visit from Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney. The mayor’s visit came after the invitation of Mike Rubin, a Montgomery County native-turned-billionaire entrepreneur who is friends with Mill. The Philadelphia native also met with RObert Kraft, owner of the New England…

Pennsylvania Governor Supports Meek Mill’s Release From Prison

PENNSYLVANIA, Philadelphia — Pennsylvania Governor, Tom Wolf, sent out a tweet on Friday in support of Philly hip-hop artist Meek Mill who goes by the real name Robert Williams. Wolf’s statement references Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner, who recently said he would be “unopposed” to Meek’s release on bail in a article in the “Philadelphia…

JAY-Z’s Roc Nation Invests in an App Aiming to Reduce Incarceration Rates

NEW YORK, New York — On Monday (March 19), Roc Nation announced their partnership with the upcoming app Promise, which looks to Reduce Incarceration Rates. “We are increasingly alarmed by the injustice in our criminal justice system,” Jay-Z said in a statement. “Money, time and lives are wasted with the current policies. It’s time for…

Meek Mill Thanks Public for Support during Criminal Reform Justice at Penn University

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania — Hip-hop recording artist Meek Mill spoke to a public audience via iPhone speaker for the first time in months since he’s been incarcerated on probation violations – at the Irvine Auditorium at the University of Pennsylvania. A gathering attended by Reverend Al Sharpton, Meek’s mom Kathy Williams and his attorney Joe Tacopina…

Former Chicago Bears CB Charles Tillman now an FBI agent

CHICAGO, Illinois — Former NFL cornerback Charles Tillman is now an FBI agent, Sporting News reported. “He is currently working for the FBI. [He] has his badge and everything,” a source told Sporting News. The Bureau does not comment on personnel matters. The longtime Chicago Bears cornerback began training with the FBI last year, according…