Book Discussion on Blue Rage, Black Redemption: A Memoir

Panelists talked about Stanley Tookie William’s memoir, "Blue Rage, Black Redemption: A Memoir", published by Touchstone.Stanley… read more

Panelists talked about Stanley Tookie William’s memoir, "Blue Rage, Black Redemption: A Memoir", published by Touchstone.Stanley Tookie Williams was the co-founder of the Los Angeles gang the Crips and was sentenced to Death Row in 1981. During his time in prison, Mr. Williams became an anti-gang activist and was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize five times for his work. 

A panel of former colleagues and friends discussed Mr. Williams' memoir, “Blue Rage, Black Redemption.” The panelists included former gang member Melvin Hardy, former California State Senator Tom Hayden, Actor Mike Farrell, and Barbara Becnel who wrote the epilogue to the book. close

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Book Discussion on Blue Rage, Black Redemption: A Memoir

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Location:
Hollywood, California, United States
First Aired:
Dec 15, 2007
Last Aired:
Mar 25, 2008

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  • Dec 15, 2007 | 6:58pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 16, 2007 | 12:04pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 17, 2007 | 5:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 25, 2008 | 10:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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