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International Save Tookie Day is Wednesday, November 30, 2005, in conjunction with World Cities Against the Death Penalty Day. There will be a rally and press conference at San Francisco City Hall at 12 Noon. For more info contact tookie (at) or call 510-235-9780.

Danny Glover invites you to a screening of "Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story"

Where: Victoria Theatre, 2961 16th Street in San Francisco

(next to the 16th Street and Mission BART Station)

When: December 04, 2005 at 5pm

Why: Help STOP The December 13th, 2005 EXECUTION of Nobel Peace Prize

Nominee Stan Tookie Williams.

Danny Glover, Barbara Becnel and Kevin Epps will host a short program before the movie to explain the status of Stan's case and let people know

how to get involved in the movement to stop the execution. With only a few weeks left before the execution date, your help is urgently needed. Please join us in the fight to save Stan's life.

This event is a fund-raiser for the San Francisco Save Tookie Coalition.

Co-sponsors and endorsers welcome; donations appreciated. Please contact Danielle at Danielle (at) or 415-581-2512 for more

information about endorsing or co-sponsoring the event.

Stan Williams co-founded the L.A. Crips in 1971. In 1981, he was convicted of murder by a jury from which all Blacks had been removed. Standing before a racist system, without adequate funds or competent counsel, he had no real chance of demonstrating his innocence during his trial.

While in prison, Stan began writing books de-glamorizing gangs and prison life for children and young adults. Because of this work, he has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize five times.

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