Skip to comments.Duke and Scottsboro: Crystal Mangum and Victoria Price
Posted on 12/19/2010 6:10:55 AM PST by CondorFlight
In the 1930s, two white prostitutes falsely accused nine black men of gang-rape, in order to avoid facing other police charges. Before the ensuing Scottsboro trials were over, the main accuser, Victoria Price (the second accuser had recanted) was transformed by the white public into a woman of the purest virtue, the epitome of Southern woman; and any challenge to this image was indignantly resisted:
Times change, and the colors are different, but human nature remains the same.
Two years out of high school Crystal Mangum claimed to have been once dragged into a bathroom and gang-raped by some friends with whom she had been involved selling drugs. Later she claimed her husband had tired to drag her into the woods and kill her.
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Mangum has been charged with CHILD ABUSE.
Charged and convicted.
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