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Life in the Pop Lane

From rappers, only silence

Hip-hop world ignored ex-Crip founder's cause

By Renée Graham
Globe Staff / December 13, 2005

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Stanley ''Tookie" Williams, 51, a cofounder of the nefarious Crips street gang who later renounced and preached against the evils of gang life, was scheduled to die by lethal injection early this morning at California's San Quentin Prison. Williams was sentenced to death for the 1979 murders of four people. (Full article: 752 words)

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