May 8, 2018

In his first television interview since being released from prison, Meek Mill’s sit-down with NBC Dateline’s Lester Holt. Watch here: 

The broadcast features exclusive access to Mill’s release, including footage of the rapper flying on a chopper with Philadelphia 76ers co-owner Michael Rubin moments after leaving prison. Holt also speaks with Rubin, as well as Mill’s mother Kathy Williams and his sister Nasheema Williams. Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner, Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative Bryan Stevenson, and Mill’s lawyers are among the several other voices featured.

“Dreams and Nightmares: The Meek Mill Story” explores many controversies surrounding the criminal justice system, including the parole system, possible wrongful convictions, challenges faced by law enforcement, alleged police abuse and the disadvantages of growing up poor and black in America. Mill’s story has propelled some of the biggest names in sports and entertainment to help galvanize millions of people to call for a change in the criminal justice system.