Thursday, November 17, 2005

MADISON, WIS., VIGIL FOR STAN

From the Daily Cardinal: "Death penalty opponents gathered on Library Mall Monday night for a candlelit vigil in support of Stanley "Tookie" Williams, a co-founder of the Crips gang in California.

"While on death row, Williams published nine children's books about the evils of gang life. He received the President's Call to Service Award and has been nominated five times for the Nobel Peace Prize. Williams' execution date is set for Dec. 13, 2005. Coalition Against Legal Lynching, a UW-Madison student organization, hosted the vigil to support his cause.

Read the full story:
http://www.dailycardinal.com/article.php?storyid=1027694

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