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FRSC: Interview with Barbara Becknell Tookie Willams advocate/editor

Audio Interview with Barbara Becknell Tookie Willams advocate/editor talk about the case and what people can do to try to stop the execution set for Dec 13th 2005
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www.indybay.org/uploads/frsc_barbara_becknell_tookie_williams.mp3

Page for mp3 download at Indybay:

www.indybay.org/news/2005/11/1783523.php

The U.S. Supreme Court, on October 11, 2005, ruled against Tookie on his final appeal and set his execution date for December 13. Thus they disregarded 9 of the 24 Ninth Circuit Court judges' assertion that the District Attorney at Tookie's trial employed "reprehensible and unconstitutional" racist tactics, using animal-in-a-jungle metaphors to refer to Tookie and to the South Central environment in which he lived. This landmark ruling means that minorities can now legally be rejected from juries based on race. This is now the law of the land.

STOP the EXECUTION!!!!

CONTACT Gov. Schwarzenegger

CALL: 916-445-2841

FAX: 916-445-4633

EMAIL:governor (at) governor.ca.gov

For more info on Tookies Case:

tookie.com/

savetookie.org/
 
 


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Re: FRSC: Interview with Barbara Becknell Tookie Willams advocate/editor

look at what tookie has done. he has saved millions of teenagers from gangs, he has stopped most of the gangs. when my child grows up i'm going to read to her the stanley tookie life story, so that she will know how to take the right path in life.
 

Re: FRSC: Interview with Barbara Becknell Tookie Willams advocate/editor

yeah, look at what Tookie has done. Killed 4 people and was probably responsible for many more. What about those families and friends. He should have been put to death many years ago instead of taxpayers paying to keep him alive for so long. How many deaths are the "crips" responsible for?
 

Re: FRSC: Interview with Barbara Becknell Tookie Willams advocate/editor

You let him live because he has changes.He should beable to live even if he is in jail for the rest of his life.
 

Re: FRSC: Interview with Barbara Becknell Tookie Willams advocate/editor

WHAT IS THE WORLD COMING TO.The man is about to die not for the crime but for starting a gang he wants nothing to do with now.The last time i checked you needed physical evedince to prove guilt.Iam sorry it is an election soon.
 

Re: FRSC: Interview with Barbara Becknell Tookie Willams advocate/editor

@ mike. it`s true what you say but the most people who think this way don`t go to elections. That`s a shame if you ask me :(
 

Re: FRSC: Interview with Barbara Becknell Tookie Willams advocate/editor

Ithink that he needed to be excuted in a way because God don't like ugly and whatever you do will come back to you but since he turned his life around I think he should of spent his life in prision.
sincerely, Alana Green
 

Re: FRSC: Interview with Barbara Becknell Tookie Willams advocate/editor

tookie has changed his life a lot and he should have not been killed i think that arnold made a wrong choice and should not have killed him i am a resident of the state of calaforina and he will not get my vote come next election. Go USC
 

Re: FRSC: Interview with Barbara Becknell Tookie Willams advocate/editor

Please stop the killing.. I'm begging you
 

Re: FRSC: Interview with Barbara Becknell Tookie Willams advocate/editor

Convicted for murder,in South Central L.A.
Kill four people, least that's what thet say.
His awaking came, to end the bloodshed.
No more gang violence, no more people dead.
Writing children books,truly came from his heart.
Tookie wanted our kids, to have a fresh start.
His book Redemption,would change dangerous minds.
He speaks of his past, how he was so blind.
But because he's black, he will die in the chair.
Clemency for Tookie, is blowing in the air.
Now it's 12:01a.m.,Tookie calmly sits down.
Strapped to a chair, slowly looking around.
Now it's 12:35, Not Guilty his last breath.
Wrongly accused, and wrongly put to death. Amen!
 

Re: FRSC: Interview with Barbara Becknell Tookie Willams advocate/editor

Let me start by saying,God Is good. Also I would like to express my opion about Stanley Tookie Williams III. In my heart I truly believe Tookie, should have been given clemency by Governor Schwarzenegger. Not because Tookie is a black man like I am. Not because Tookie wrote children books. Not because of Tookie's
Redemption for mankind or for his-self, but because there was no concrete evidence that proved, Mr.Williams to be the killer of four
people he was accused of murdering. I'm from South Central L.A. also, Nickerson Gardens Project. A project were police think they are untouchable, can do anything they want and get away with it. I am telling you all the truth. The police back in the late 70's were very mean and evil. These police were always white or red skinned. They treated black men very badly,always kicking an ass or two. I have experienced some bad times with these so called officers of the law. These police were very racist back then,Klu Klux Klan. Like the movie Missisippi Burning, the police hated black people also. Look at Rodney King, who beat his
ass down? The Police beat himm and if the video wasn't in court,they would have gotten fully away with trying to kill him. So you tell me,did the police target Tookie or what. Tookie may have did other things in life that he shouldn't have,but killing these four people,I truly believe he is Not Guilty. Overall, Tookie should have been allowed life again. thank you all for listening to me,God bless you and yours.Amen!
 

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