Philly Tribune highlights Meek Mill, Solomon Jones, Malcolm Jenkins, among those calling for police transparency
Written by Associated Contributor on October 29, 2019
Wake Up With WURD host Solomon Jones spearheaded efforts to hold police accountable for racist Facebook posts after disturbing findings released in the Plain View Project. Over 300 police officers were investigated and over a dozen officers were fired. Jones and other leaders in the city formed the Rally for Justice Coalition and they have been persistent in advocating for transparency in the hiring of a new police chief following the resignation of former Commissioner Richard Ross.
According to the Philly Tribune, “The Philadelphia Eagles safety and rapper Meek Mill on Monday night used their star power to attract more than 100 others to a town hall meeting at Community College of Philadelphia. The goal of the meeting, Jenkins said, was to give Philadelphians “who don’t have the platform of the microphone a chance to have their voices heard” by city leaders.”
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