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Gang Rape of 11-Year-Old Girl Sparks Racial Tensions in Texas Town
abcnews ^ | March 10, 2011 | Jessica Harper

Posted on 03/10/2011 4:52:23 PM PST by KansasGirl

The alleged gang rape of an 11-year-old girl by at least 18 boys and young men has sparked shame and outrage in a tiny Texas town, but it has also stirred racial tensions that threaten to split the East Texas hamlet...

The rape allegedly occurred last November, and the list of suspects has been growing as arrests keep coming. It's not clear whether more arrests are in the works.

The suspects range in age from 14 to 26, include stars on the high school's basketball team as well as the son of a school board member...

"Every adult male that had sex with this child should go to prison, I don't care what the color is. But I do not believe black males are the only ones that had contact with this young child," said Quanell X, the leader of Houston's New Black Panther Party. "It appears to me there's only been the selective prosecution of one community, which is African American." ...

In addition, Cleveland is embroiled in a political scandal where three city council members are facing a recall election following complaints of corruption. All three of those city council members are African American....

Cleveland police began investigating the rape in December of last year after cell phone video showing the alleged sex attack started circulating among students at Cleveland schools, according to court documents. The video shows the girl engaged in sexual acts with several men.

(Excerpt) Read more at abcnews.go.com ...


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1 posted on 03/10/2011 4:52:29 PM PST by KansasGirl
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To: KansasGirl
The suspects:


2 posted on 03/10/2011 4:54:09 PM PST by Uncle Miltie (Allah sucks pig teat.)
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To: Uncle Miltie

That is only 6 of them, they’re are twelve more.


3 posted on 03/10/2011 4:56:09 PM PST by KansasGirl
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To: KansasGirl

Was the 11 yr old a white girl?


4 posted on 03/10/2011 4:57:06 PM PST by Christian Engineer Mass (25ish Cambridge MA grad student. Many younger conservative Christians out there? __ Click my name)
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To: KansasGirl
11-year-old girl

My God. What the hell is wrong with people?

5 posted on 03/10/2011 4:57:52 PM PST by americanophile ("this absurd theology of an immoral Bedouin, is a rotting corpse which poisons our lives"-Ataturk)
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To: KansasGirl

[”I feel sorry for the little girl. I feel sorry for everyone involved...the city is in turmoil,” Inez Dickerson said]

I feel sorry for the 11 year-old victim, not everyone involved! The perpetrators are not victims, they are barbarians!


6 posted on 03/10/2011 4:58:10 PM PST by KansasGirl
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To: Christian Engineer Mass

Hispanic.

Does it matter?


7 posted on 03/10/2011 4:58:33 PM PST by null and void (We are now in day 778 of our national holiday from reality. - tic. tic. tic. It's almost 3 AM)
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To: KansasGirl

When will these losers ever put honor and decency above race and color???

Quanell X has no right to bring race into the equation if the perps committed the crime and were arrested and will have to stand trial.

A crime is a crime and the guilty parties must be punished.


8 posted on 03/10/2011 4:58:33 PM PST by Two Kids' Dad ((((( )))))
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To: Christian Engineer Mass

No, she was hispanic!


9 posted on 03/10/2011 4:58:48 PM PST by KansasGirl
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To: Uncle Miltie

>But I do not believe black males are the only ones that had contact with this young child,” said Quanell X, the leader of Houston’s New Black Panther Party. “It appears to me there’s only been the selective prosecution of one community, which is African American.” ... <

This idiot is more delusional than Obama.


10 posted on 03/10/2011 4:58:48 PM PST by max americana
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To: KansasGirl
"I do not believe black males are the only ones that had contact with this young child," said Quanell X, the leader of Houston's New Black Panther Party.

Got any evidence for that claim, Quanell? Or is it just your "belief"? ...kind of like your belief in Farrakhan's Mothership.

11 posted on 03/10/2011 4:58:55 PM PST by Mr. Mojo
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To: Christian Engineer Mass
All of the defendants arrested are African-American and the girl is Hispanic.
12 posted on 03/10/2011 4:59:00 PM PST by digger48
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To: KansasGirl

11-year-old child. Gang rape. God in heaven.


13 posted on 03/10/2011 4:59:22 PM PST by NYpeanut
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To: KansasGirl

I read the article and many of the comments.

I’m appalled this girl got into a vehicle with three men. She should have known better, and if she knew she shouldn’t have done so, has paid a heavy price for her mistake.

As to the men and boys who raped her, in Texas this is a capital crime. In a small town like this of about 8,000 people, this is splitting the town wide open.


14 posted on 03/10/2011 5:00:18 PM PST by SatinDoll (NO FOREIGN NATIONALS AS OUR PRESIDENT!)
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To: Christian Engineer Mass

Hispanic. Is that relevant?


15 posted on 03/10/2011 5:02:18 PM PST by Holen1
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To: Mr. Mojo

There is video which was used to identify the rapists. Apparently, they took video with their cell phones and were showing it at school!

I hoe that someday this poor child is able to overcome what these sick bastards did to her.


16 posted on 03/10/2011 5:02:34 PM PST by KansasGirl
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To: KansasGirl

hoe = hope!


17 posted on 03/10/2011 5:03:56 PM PST by KansasGirl
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To: KansasGirl

Let’s hope the men of this town take matters into their own hands and hang these animals.


18 posted on 03/10/2011 5:04:28 PM PST by Lessthantolerant (The State is diametrically opposed to our search for a better living.)
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To: KansasGirl

I’m confused as to why this story involves a gang rape in Texas, and some instance of political corruption in Cleveland? What is the connection?


19 posted on 03/10/2011 5:04:35 PM PST by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier preparing to deploy to Afghanistan)
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To: Uncle Miltie

Race is irrelevant, there is something mentally and morally deficient with evey male involved in this. Long prison sentences aren’t likely to make them fit to live in society, this should be a capital case.


20 posted on 03/10/2011 5:04:47 PM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, A Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: Christian Engineer Mass

From the article:

“All of the defendants arrested are African-American and the girl is Hispanic”


21 posted on 03/10/2011 5:05:10 PM PST by rogue yam
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To: SatinDoll

The penalty for getting into a car as a child should not be rape. Kill the bastards.


22 posted on 03/10/2011 5:05:58 PM PST by NYpeanut
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To: SoldierDad

Cleveland, Texas.


23 posted on 03/10/2011 5:06:07 PM PST by Racehorse (Always preach the Gospel . . . . Use words if necessary.)
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To: SoldierDad

PEr the article:

The hardscrabble town of Cleveland, which is 45 miles from Houston, has fewer than 8,000 residents and since the saw mill closed the biggest employers are Wal-Mart and a nearby prison. In a town this small, everyone is a neighbor, but that small town ambience is being severely strained.


24 posted on 03/10/2011 5:07:38 PM PST by KansasGirl
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To: Christian Engineer Mass
She's Hispanic...
25 posted on 03/10/2011 5:08:16 PM PST by GOPJ (http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/index2.php - It's only uncivil when someone on the right does it.- Laz)
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To: SoldierDad

Same town, the rape and political corruption both happened in Cleveland TX.


26 posted on 03/10/2011 5:08:26 PM PST by kalee (The offences we give, we write in the dust; Those we take, we engrave in marble. J Huett 1658)
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To: SatinDoll
I’m appalled this girl got into a vehicle with three men.

It is my view that your position is a "blame the victim" position. Regardless of whether this "CHILD" should have known better, there is absolutely no defense of MEN treating an 11 year old child in this manner. Making such a statement as ". . . has paid a heavy price . . . " is IMHO shameful.

27 posted on 03/10/2011 5:08:58 PM PST by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier preparing to deploy to Afghanistan)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; Delacon; ...

Thanks KansasGirl.
"Every adult male that had sex with this child should go to prison, I don't care what the color is. But I do not believe black males are the only ones that had contact with this young child," said Quanell X, the leader of Houston's New Black Panther Party. "It appears to me there's only been the selective prosecution of one community, which is African American." ... In addition, Cleveland is embroiled in a political scandal where three city council members are facing a recall election following complaints of corruption. All three of those city council members are African American...

28 posted on 03/10/2011 5:09:40 PM PST by SunkenCiv (The 2nd Amendment follows right behind the 1st because some people are hard of hearing.)
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To: KansasGirl

I got the rope.


29 posted on 03/10/2011 5:11:04 PM PST by don-o (He will not share His glory; and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever.)
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To: don-o

To heck with the rope. Bring the log chain.


30 posted on 03/10/2011 5:13:26 PM PST by bigheadfred (THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE HAS BEGUN)
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To: KansasGirl
Quanell X.....

the nighttime, sniffling, sneezing, aching, coughing, stuffy-head, fever, so you can rest name.

31 posted on 03/10/2011 5:13:30 PM PST by edpc (Tagline under construction: Your American Recovery and Reinvestment Act dollars at work.)
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To: Racehorse

Well, crap. I didn’t realize there was a place in Texas called Cleveland.


32 posted on 03/10/2011 5:13:49 PM PST by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier preparing to deploy to Afghanistan)
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To: KansasGirl; All

If y’all remember back a few years ago, a kid was set on fire in splendora texas, cleveland is just down the road a piece, not to mention plumb grove also in that area. I don’t know how to explain it folks but that area just ain’t right for child rearin.I make jokes about a coworker that lives in cleveland, it is apalacia in texas.


33 posted on 03/10/2011 5:15:05 PM PST by eastforker (Visit me at http://www.eastforker.com)
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To: Lessthantolerant
Let’s hope the men of this town take matters into their own hands and hang these animals.

We'll find out whether there ARE any men in that town by whether or not they do as you suggest.

When the gelded law won't avenge, MEN will, no matter what color their skin is - and will take the consequences too. This Quannell the Tenth character needs to man up or shut his piehole.

Sick barbarity in our land.
34 posted on 03/10/2011 5:16:47 PM PST by LearsFool ("Thou shouldst not have been old, till thou hadst been wise.")
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To: SoldierDad

I’m NOT blaming the victim. She needs a lot of support at this point and is lucky to be alive. As a victim of a sexual assault by a senior NCO while in the military, I know what I’m talking about. In the future she’ll be careful about who she trusts.

And I don’t respect your opinion, period, as you didn’t carefully read my post. The rapists will be up for execution if found guilty of rape. Since so many of them recorded their ‘acts’ and showed the results to acquaintances, there is bound to a lot of executions.


35 posted on 03/10/2011 5:19:00 PM PST by SatinDoll (NO FOREIGN NATIONALS AS OUR PRESIDENT!)
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To: KansasGirl

They believe there are up to 28 involved. 2 arrested are college basketball players. The family and the girl are receiving threats. This is a disgusting crime. Prayers for that child, may Gods love heal her.


36 posted on 03/10/2011 5:21:58 PM PST by HollyB
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To: KansasGirl

Holder’s people.....move along, nothing to see here... move along.


37 posted on 03/10/2011 5:24:33 PM PST by Fantomw
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Ok, which FReeper posted this on the news site?

“So now if black people commit a crime and are arrested it is suddenly racism? Are the cops supposed to arrest a token white guy for every black guy just to appease the black community? Unless there is evidence that a white guy was involved in the rape but not arrested, be quiet. That race card is getting pretty worn out when you try to make black rapists the victims.”


38 posted on 03/10/2011 5:25:56 PM PST by Politicalmom (America-The Land of the Sheep, the Home of the Caved.)
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To: SatinDoll

Well, guess what? I really don’t care if you respect my opinion. I read your post, and I understood what you were stating - that the child was at fault for not making a better choice than to enter a vehicle with adult males inside. You’re the one with the problem here, not I. You should feel ashamed for making that comment, and I am appalled that you went to that place.


39 posted on 03/10/2011 5:26:36 PM PST by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier preparing to deploy to Afghanistan)
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To: HollyB

Why do they believe there are up to 28 involved? Have they identified that many from videos and pictures? Or did their accomplices rat them out? Why have the other 10 not being arrested.


40 posted on 03/10/2011 5:27:19 PM PST by KansasGirl
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To: SatinDoll
Since so many of them recorded their ‘acts’ and showed the results to acquaintances

And unfortunately has shown up on P2P.

41 posted on 03/10/2011 5:29:57 PM PST by Soothesayer9
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To: americanophile

“My God. What the hell is wrong with people?”

They generally have an IQ of around 85 and have been taught since their earliest years that they are special, this being reinforced by their families. They can’t think beyond the moment, especially the males.

It’s a sad thing but we are responsible.


42 posted on 03/10/2011 5:30:17 PM PST by dljordan ("His father's sword he hath girded on, And his wild harp slung behind him")
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To: SatinDoll

She probably knew them and thought it was ok. She is a child, children are trusting of those they know.


43 posted on 03/10/2011 5:30:30 PM PST by HollyB
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To: bigheadfred

Toheck with the rope and log cabin — bring on the armalite.


44 posted on 03/10/2011 5:31:43 PM PST by Justaham
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To: KansasGirl

You know, not too many weeks ago I tried to watch a movie on Netflix with my husband. Samuel L. Jackson played in it, but the title of it escapes me at the moment. I kept turning my head and finally left the room because of the violence in the movie. I tried to watch it, but just couldn’t. Just too gory for me.

Now I find myself wishing that the character were real and here now to avenge the evil perpetrated on this child. I could darn well do it myself given the opportunity.

The scar she will have to carry for the rest of her life will run deep and her world will forever be marred by this ... this ... barbaric act. Words just fail me.

May God in His mercy fade the memory day by day until it’s only a blur for the little girl and grant her a special joy to override such an horrific deed.

The evil, evil, evil, eeeevil bastards. The lot of them.

And who the hell was Quanell IX???


45 posted on 03/10/2011 5:34:17 PM PST by SouthernClaire (HE must increase)
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To: KansasGirl

I read it in another article. Here’s the link.

http://hosted2.ap.org/txdam/c416f4bc0c0c494d90b69ee2bd36efeb/Article_2011-03-09-Texas%20Girl%20Assaulted/id-b1f48238242a46f7b3e940b99590f964


46 posted on 03/10/2011 5:34:36 PM PST by HollyB
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To: HollyB

You really are naieve arn’t you.I doubt thats the way it went down. Just my two cents worth, but, we are talking about Cleveland Texas, right! This is the kind of place where you don’t go down to the local feed store and try to blend in when you are not from there.


47 posted on 03/10/2011 5:35:00 PM PST by eastforker (Visit me at http://www.eastforker.com)
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To: KansasGirl

Additional articles:

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/2011/03/08/2011-03-08_police_arrest_16_in_gang_rape_of_11yearold_girl_in_cleveland_texas.html

http://www.ktla.com/news/landing/ktla-gang-rape-texas-girl,0,4446416.story

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-504083_162-20040553-504083.html


48 posted on 03/10/2011 5:36:04 PM PST by KansasGirl
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To: null and void

“Hispanic.

Does it matter?


Since it said ‘racial tensions’ I assumed that the races of victim and attacker were different.


49 posted on 03/10/2011 5:38:30 PM PST by mewykwistmas
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To: KansasGirl
Quanell X, the leader of Houston's New Black Panther Party. "It appears to me there's only been the selective prosecution of one community, which is African American."

Quanell X is a real piece of work. Quanell IX has a lot to answer for.

/s

50 posted on 03/10/2011 5:38:56 PM PST by Disambiguator
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