Meek Mill Says System Is Designed to ‘Destroy Black and Brown People’ While Sharing Photo of Trump and Rittenhouse

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Meek Mill joined the chorus of people who were sickened by images of a recent Mar-a-Lago meeting between former President Donald Trump and Kyle Rittenhouse, writing that the system is “totally designed to destroy the people of black and brown race “in a passionate Instagram post. .

“It is clear that the system is totally designed to destroy black and brown people!” Meek captioned a picture of Trump and Rittenhouse giving the go-ahead. “Television programming can no longer hide it. I no longer believe in anything they taught me in history in public school now that I am educated! The system is the second stage of slavery and the government fully understands the harm it does to our people by having no money and by incarcerating most of us! “

Meek added: “I was caught trying to overcome poverty / the streets. I never realized how deep the system really is. Pay attention!”

Wednesday’s IG post is just the latest political statement Meek has shared on social media in recent months. In October, the Philadelphia rapper took to Twitter to compare aspects of the hit Netflix series. Squid what he called “neighborhood poverty.”

“Squid games pay attention to how quickly people change and kill each other to survive,” he said in a since deleted tweet. “Now think about the poverty of the ‘neighborhood’ … it is exactly the same … if you only help them with work / money, it will not be that way ‘just a message of common sense'”.

Earlier this fall, Meek joined the large group of celebrities and athletes who have partnered with The Weldon Project in an effort to push for marijuana reform.

In a letter delivered to President Joe Biden on September 14, civil rights activist Weldon Angelos and several rappers, including Meek, Drake, Quavo, and 2 Chainz, urged the Biden administration to pardon all non-violent cannabis offenders. currently locked up in prisons across the country. the country.

“Regardless of what you think of other drugs and other defendants, incarcerating marijuana offenders in federal jail is a misuse of our nation’s resources and is tremendously hypocritical, given that a clear majority of Americans oppose marijuana prohibition and about half admit to using the drug in their lifetime, ”the letter said. “The harms of incarceration are obvious, but the pains of federal marijuana convictions transcend prison walls, making it difficult for someone to get a job, access affordable housing and receive an education,” he continues. “A conviction can forever limit an individual’s constitutional rights and can put the American dream further out of the reach of an entire family.”

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