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Day: August 11, 2005

Death Row Inmate as Role Model?

Death Row Inmate as Role Model?

No one would ever consider a death row inmate a role model. But, a former gang member who was convicted of murder and is now on death row has found himself in that position. He just received a Presidential Award from the Presidential Council on Service and Civic Participation given to those extolling “the outstanding character of America”. Stanley “Tookie” Williams is the former founder of the gang the Crips. In 1981, he was convicted of murdering four people. He…

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