April 16, 2018

Photos: Supporters rally for Meek Mill during key hearing

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Carroll - Wallo267 at a Meek Mill hearing outside Philadelphia Municipal Court Thom Carroll/PhillyVoice

Wallace Peeples, also known as Wallo267 poses for a photo outside the Philadelphia Municipal Court in Center City during a hearing for Meek Mill, Monday, April 16, 2018.

Supporters of Philly rapper Meek Mill rallied in the streets outside Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas on Monday, April 17, during a status hearing that could point toward his possible release from jail on probation violations. District Attorney Larry Krasner told the court that Mill's prior conviction should be vacated and he should be given a new trial. 

Here are photos from the morning's rally:

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Supporters rally in the street on Monday, April 16, 2017, for Meek Mill. Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner later announced during a hearing that the rapper's current conviction should be thrown out and he should be given a new trial.


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Meek Mill's son Rihmeek holds a drawing of his father outside the Philadelphia Municipal Court in Center City, Monday, April 16, 2018.


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Pennsylvania Sen. Sharif Street spoke before a crowd of Meek Mill supporters outside the Philadelphia Municipal Court in Center City, Monday, April 16, 2018.


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Brian McMonagle, one of the attorneys representing Meek Mill, spoke to reporters outside the Philadelphia Municipal Court, Monday, April 16, 2018.


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Supporters rally for Meek Mill early Monday morning outside the Philadelphia Municipal Courthouse on Filbert Street in Center City.