Skip to comments.In Crystal Mangum, Duke Rape Accuser, Leftist Tactics Come Home To Roost
Posted on 02/20/2010 9:16:59 AM PST by Left Blue NJ for Red SC
Crystal Gale Mangum, progressive heroine and the accuser in the infamous Duke Lacrosse Rape Case, is in the news once again:
Durham police arrested Mangum for attempted murder, arson, and identity theft after responding to a domestic disturbance call: Durham police arrested Duke lacrosse accuser Crystal Gale Mangum, 33, late Wednesday after she allegedly assaulted her boyfriend, set his clothes on fire in a bathtub and threatened to stab him.
Authorities charged her with attempted first-degree murder, five counts of arson, assault and battery, communicating threats, three counts of misdemeanor child abuse, injury to personal property, identity theft and resisting a public officer.
Mangum is the author of the memoir Last Dance for Grace. She was a student at North Carolina Central University in 2006 and also worked as an exotic dancer when she performed at the now infamous Duke lacrosse party.
It was there, she claimed, that three white members of the team trapped her inside a bathroom and raped and sexually assaulted her.
Thats right. The darling of the race-baiters, like Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson, class-baiters and Feminists is cuckoo pants and criminal herself. Allegedly. (Ill use allegedly; pity no one surrounding the Duke rape case hoax, including prosecutor Michael Nifong, gave the lacrosse players that same courtesy) We all knew she wasnt the angelic victim the Left portrayed her to be. But, whats worse, so did the Left.
You see, to the Left, the truth does not matter. What matters is their ultimate agenda and the narratives they have set in stone to further the same.
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Whatever she did was bad enough.
I detect a bit of "swagger."
If we really wanted to stop dead-in-the-tracks things like the Duke Lacross false-accusations we’d have the penalty for lying under oath to get another party blamed have the penalty of what ever penalty would have applied to the innocents would be applied instead to the perjurer.
Ex: Suppose the Duke case had been about murder and the possible penalties were death or life-in-prison. Crystal would then, having falsely accused, have to either spend life in prison or be put to death.
Who was the idiot DA that treated this woman as though she was a victim?
There it is ... Nifong. (pffft)
Paging Je$$ie HiJack$0n and the un reverend Al $harpton, the NOW Hags/liars and the leftie Liar Mediots of the MSM, this poor picked on criminal needs your help again.
Of course this has to be Bush’s fault, still.
If she ever stuck her face to a pane of glass, she’d need the fire department to break the suction. Kinda like those “Garfield” thingeys you used to see on car windows.
Bijon Robinson (center) was among 200 people who met yesterday with UCSD officials to express outrage over recent portrayals of black culture.
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New UCSD racial incident sparks rage, confrontation
Minority students at the University of California San Diego declared a racial state of emergency yesterday, presenting administrators with a list of 32 demands many of which the ...
Very smug looking, the woman has some real issues and shouldn’t be walking the streets much less raising 3 children. Poor kids.
To be fair (although that’s an overused word), one would have to make sure the penalty is only reversed when the accuser can be demonstrated to have willfully made up the allegation.
What I mean is this: In any case, a “not guilty” should not automatically equate to “false accusation”. In a case such as the Duke Lacrosse team, the unraveling of the story by the actual evidence - which was complete and unequivocal - should be used as the catalyst for pursuit of “false accusation” penalties. In a he-said/she-said case, where the evidence is ambiguous and conviction or acquittal rests on the perception of honesty of those testifying, the false accusation card should be out of play (and must be CLEARLY so).
Just my $.02.
She’s killed fewer people than dead Ted.
Wait a minute, maybe she is a Tea Bagger.....yes, thats the spin, its always the answer to any violence, use the tea thing.
3 guys falsely accused X 40yrs each (http://www.ncsu.edu/police/Information/NCLaw.html) = 120yrs for her ........ works for me
If true, I can see why they were upset. On the other hand, how many times have we seen something like this not be true or blown way out of proportion.
I detect being higher than a kite.
The LS (LieStoppers) Listening Statement; (for Truth Detector)
Friday, November 10, 2006
Duke Case: The ‘listening’ statement
Updated: Within hours of this post, the Duke African & African American Studies Department pulled the ‘listening statement’ (.pdf) file off their website.
I detect a bit of “weed” ...
Agreed, for the most part. The problem I see of placing such a false-accusation boomerang effect “out of play” in cases of he-said/she-said is that it could then be misapplied to even cases where there is demonstrable proof of false-accusation... for example, one guy I knew in my national guard unit was going through a bit of a legal battle because of accusations by his wife of domestic violence... despite the dates in her sworn statement being dates he was deployed overseas (with the orders to prove it).
It is a tragedy a “deeply distrubed,” “drug-addled stripper” still has custody of her children.
> yes, thats the spin, its always the answer to any violence, use the tea thing.
Damn that Orange Pekoe and Pekoe Cut black!!
apparently some frat had an off campus party
making fun of black history month.
now, blacks and radicals are using the incident to
demand grievances from the university.
and the university agrees. a black safe zone on campus seems a bit contrived.
looks like jesse jackson and al sharpton.
Good sentiment, but that syntax needs work.
The thing I don’t understand in all of this is, I don’t recall such an out cry when that black professor ranted about killing off all whites in his class and the students clapped?
Scotter Libby got years in jail for supposedly lying to federal officials, Crystal Mangum should have been in prison.
Surely, the 80 (?) Duke professors that condemned the innocent students, will come to the resuce again.
this is just another example of the “democrat plantation”:
denying others free speech,
exploiting race in a reverse racism,
demanding special services for blacks.
Racist! Her problems are the result of those white boys who did’t assault her and didn’t rape her. Anyone with any sensitivity and political consciousness could understand how a nonassault and nonrape by white boys could drive a woman of color to do what she did.
Do you understand now?
They paid her to dance? The rest of her must be gorgeous.
She looks real dirty.
They didn’t get what they bargained for, literally.
That’s a good link. Thanks. I bookmarked it for future reference.
She looks high.
She had a serious criminal history BEFORE she falsely accused successful white boys she was seeking a “payday” from. This new incident is certainly no surprise. Just watch. She’ll skate, even though she should have a net thrown over her before she kills somebody. The woman is nothing but a racist psycho scumbag whore.
The broke, unemployed, disgraced Mike Nifong.
Did you ever play "pull the string" at an amusement park? (snicker snicker)
Her drag queen cousin is not gorgeous, but is purtier than precious.
Those “poor kids” are already becoming the same kind of hood rat their mother is.
They just keep breeding meal tickets for welfare and other benefits. They get everything free. We pay. I’d rather support her in prison than in the enjoyment of her home and life.
Mangum to appear on arson, assault charges
By JOHN McCANN and KEITH UPCHURCH
DURHAM — Crystal Mangum, who falsely accused three Duke University lacrosse players of rape in 2006, is due in Durham County District Court this morning to face multiple charges, including attempting to kill her boyfriend.
At today’s preliminary hearing, Mangum also may get a court-appointed attorney to represent her.
Female version of Rodney King except it’s only a matter of time before she’s on a slab.
I don’t think anybody is suggesting that. The DA not making their case does not equate to a fabricated accusation.
“Updated: Within hours of this post, the Duke African & African American Studies Department pulled the listening statement (.pdf) file off their website.”
Such gross hypocrisy. The fact that they still had the Listening statement up on the board shows just how far they’re going to teach anti-white racism in academia.
I fully understand the difference, but I would be hard pressed to put that difference into words that would be unambiguous and legally binding. My concern is simply this: Any attempt to spell out when the false-accusation card in is play would likely be either overly broad or unnecessarily restrictive. The overly broad situation would be worse - because some accusers who had a case would be caught up in the retribution.
I’m just being cautious.
Her cousin is a drag queen? Is she one?
She’s a man, baby.
I used to have some pictures. Calling Maggief!
Check post 5.
“I’m just being cautious.”
Cautious? We pay legislators to write laws clearly. We manage to sort out first-degree murder from second-degree, voluntary manslaughter from involuntary, and so forth. The jury is the trier of fact. They determine what the facts are and whether or not that fact pattern supports the charges levied by the prosecutor.
We waste plenty of money, court time and investigative resources prosecuting these false accusation cases and defendants are forced to muster extremely expensive defenses. They may spend several years of their lives in fear and trepidation and even behind bars awaiting trial. A false allegation of a serious crime is a vicious, evil act and deserves a severe penalty both as punishment and as a deterrent. It is one of the vilest of crimes.
The Duke lacrosse case cost the three families a total of about $2,000,000 to defend, caused those boys and their families tremendous grief and anguish, and cost Duke University and the City of Durham millions in civil litigation and awards and the case against the city is still going on. The pig whore who started the whole thing walked off scot-free after the attorney general declared the boys innocent because NO CRIME OCCURRED. Mangum supposedly had mental issues so they didn’t pursue charges against her, but really the reason they didn’t was because she’s black and had been presented as a victim in the lying media for so long they were afraid blacks would riot in the streets if they charged her. The reason she made the story up in the first place was to keep from going to jail that night and to “get paid by the white boys.” The university, the city management, Durham Police Department, Mike Nifong, the media, academia, the sports media and all the black “anger” groups were in on it, including the NAACP, New Black Panthers, black churches, Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton, and all the local black race baiters, whores and shit-stirrers. To this day, some refuse to admit they were wrong and, in the case of black “anger” groups, still insist this pig was raped by those “privileged white boys.” Some of the “privileged white boys” on the lacrosse team were the sons of firemen and blue collar families and were attending on scholarships and loans. The only “rape” was committed by the above-named groups and the victims were those three boys. There are hundreds, perhaps thousands, of such false accusations every year, many advanced by the Feds (think Scooter Libby), so the Duke case was no anomaly. It was so well known because it was a media magnet/blitz/circus because of the race angle pumped up by all the usual suspects named above through their narratives and agendas.
I’m just being succinct.