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1XTRA NEWS: THE REAL TALK OF THE STREETS
Did Tookie have to die?
Stanley 'Tookie' Williams now aged 51
Stanley 'Tookie' Williams has been executed by lethal injection at a jail in California while his supporters held a vigil outside.
The governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger refused a last ditch appeal on the grounds that Tookie showed no remorse for his crime.

Click here to listen to 1Xtra's Tookie documentary
 
He was convicted 24 years ago for killing four people but always protested his innocence.

Tookie spent his years on death row campaigning against gang violence.

But there have been countless gang killings committed by the LA Crips gang which Tookie co-founded.
Should Tookie's life have been spared? Is his death justice for the victims? Was Tookie worth more to society alive than dead? Will Tookie's death stop the violence he campaigned against? Do you agree with the death penalty?

RIDDLES
THAT IS TRUE WHATE LORENZO SAID. PEOPLE WILL PROTEST THE DEATH OF TOOKIE AND THE AVENGEANCE WILL BE ADMINISTRATED IN A LETHAL WAY. THERE IS NOT MUCH MORE TO SAY AS LORENZO COVERED MOST ASPECTS OF THE INITIAL CONVERSATION. REGARDS TOO THOSE FAMILIES WHO HAVE SIBLINGS DECEASED BY THE CONFLICT OF THE CRIPS. BUT YES ITS A STATEMENT THAT WHAT HAPPENED TO MR WILLIAMS IS UNLAWYFULLY UNFAIR

LORENZO
WELL I THINK KILLING HIM WAS A STUPIT THIG TO DO BECAUSE HE WAS BETTER OFF ALIVE AS HE HAD AN IMPACT ON MANY KIDS WHO WERE IN GANGS AND THINKING OF JOINING THEM. BUT KNOW AS HE AS DIED THEY HAVE GIVEN IN ANOTHER CHANCE TO ROLE EVEN THOUGH HE IS DEAD, THE PEOPLE THAT PROTESTED AGAINS HIS DEATH ARE STILL CONTINEING WITH THE CRIB GANG JUST TO PUNISH THOSE WHO KILLED HIM AND HIS LAGECY IS STILL BEING CARRIED ON. SOWI TO THE FAMALY WHO AS LOST THEIR FAMILIES BUT KILLING HIM IS NOT DONNA BRING THOSE PEOPLE BACK AND NO ONE REALY KNOWS FOR SURE THAT TOOKIE MURDERED THOSE PEOPLE, FOR HIM BEING ON DEATH ROW FOR 24YEARS DONT YOU THINK IT HE DID KILL THOSE PEOPLE HE WOULD HAVE SAID SO. SHAME TO THE PEOPLE WHO SET HIM UP CAUSE THEY ARE AS BAD AS PEOPLE SAY TOOKIE WAS. I THINK REDEMTION SHOULD BE PART OF THE LAW AND EXECTION SHOULD BE BURNED IN CASES LIKE THIS, IT WAS SELFISH FOR THE DECICION THE GOVERNOR MADE. SHAME ON MR SO CALLED GOVERNOR



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