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25 years after her rape claims sparked a firestorm, Tawana Brawley avoids the spotlight
New York Post ^ | December 23, 2012 | MICHAEL GARTLAND

Posted on 12/23/2012 9:18:53 AM PST by granada

Her silence is deafening.

Twenty-five years after the spotlight first glared on Tawana Brawley — a black woman who as a teen claimed she was raped by a gang of white men, smeared with feces and stuffed in a garbage bag — she’s desperately struggling to stay hidden from public view.

“I don’t want to talk to anyone about that,” Brawley, 40, said recently after The Post found her in Hopewell, Va., where she lives in a neatly kept brick apartment complex with signs warning of video surveillance cameras.

By all appearances, her life — so chaotic a quarter-century ago — now seems normal.

Brawley, using aliases such as Thompson and Gutierrez, now has a young daughter, a neighbor says, and works as a licensed practical nurse at The Laurels of Bon Air in Richmond, where co-workers were clueless about her past.

(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: liar; tawanabrawley
Al Sharpton......
1 posted on 12/23/2012 9:19:05 AM PST by granada
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To: granada

Yet Uncle Sharpton still talks out of his ass


2 posted on 12/23/2012 9:22:47 AM PST by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: granada; Moose4

At least she’s not up on a murder charge, like Crystal Mangum.


3 posted on 12/23/2012 9:22:50 AM PST by Tax-chick (If I had two dead rats, I'd give you one.)
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To: granada

Avoids the spotlight? Most vermin avoid light period. Besides, are we to believe that there is a ready spotlight available to her, should she decide to step into it?


4 posted on 12/23/2012 9:23:22 AM PST by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: granada

So does her NORMAL life include being a fat unmarried welfare mom ?


5 posted on 12/23/2012 9:23:32 AM PST by Newbomb Turk (Hey Newbomb, where's your brothers ElCamino ?)
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To: Newbomb Turk
As the article indicated, she works as an LPN at a nursing home. Doubt she's on welfare. Maybe fat and unmarried though, Who knows. Who cares.
6 posted on 12/23/2012 9:26:36 AM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: granada
This dumb girl (she wrote "Ete me" on her own stomach) just wanted to avoid getting in trouble with her parents for staying out all night, and concocted this story.

Race-baiting scumbuckets like Al Sharpton and Alton Maddox conflated it into the circus it became.

They all knew it was a lie and they ruined people's lives over it, all to push their hate-filled agenda.

Now Al Sharpton is a respectable Democratic political leader and a political analyst for MSNBC.

He's never renounced his behavior in the Tawana story or his Freddy's Fashionmart protests that incited arson and the murder of eight people. And MSNBC and the Democratic party never sought any apology or renouncement of those activities. They supported that sort of behavior then and they still do now.

7 posted on 12/23/2012 9:27:07 AM PST by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: granada

Why Tawana, you lying POS. How much did Al and his buddies pay you for that stunt?


8 posted on 12/23/2012 9:30:12 AM PST by JustaCowgirl (Revolutions are not born out of success, they are born out of despair)
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To: dead
Now Al Sharpton is a respectable Democratic political leader and a political analyst for MSNBC.

Man's got to build his creds before working at that august establishment.

9 posted on 12/23/2012 9:33:06 AM PST by going hot (Happiness is a momma deuce)
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To: granada

Hope this article causes her grief and puts her on the run. She ruined a mans life. She deserves the same.


10 posted on 12/23/2012 9:34:02 AM PST by Truth29
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To: dead

Al Sharpton, and those involved, traded eternity for a moment of glory. I wouldn’t be too,concerned.


11 posted on 12/23/2012 9:34:28 AM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: granada

So the woman is trying to live quietly and get on with her life, but some half-assed journalist hunts her down, goes around telling her co-workers who she rally is posts her picture in the paper and outs her to the world.

I am sure she appreciates it.

The question is why can they hunt this woman down, find her alias, question her friends and cannot find out anything about Barrack Obama?

By the way Al Sharpton has not become a respectable journalist, He is still a race hustling pimp with a greasy head, and hate for whitey in his heart.


12 posted on 12/23/2012 9:38:18 AM PST by Venturer
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To: granada

Liar, liar burkah on fire. She was so hated after being caught in the big black race hate lie, she fell into the “protection” of NOI thugs. Now she has no voice. Hell on earth.


13 posted on 12/23/2012 9:44:21 AM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: granada; mickie
Two generations of family disfunctionals/criminals on stage now with a young third generation in the wings being raised by an unmarried mother.....and maybe or maybe not by a shadowy man reportedly lurking about her apartment.

Just another All-American Family.

Leni

14 posted on 12/23/2012 9:47:44 AM PST by MinuteGal (I'm Going to Update the Name That No One Dares to Utter and I'll Use It From Now On......OBAMUNISM !)
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To: granada

Never trust anyone with the name tawana.


15 posted on 12/23/2012 9:49:12 AM PST by wesagain (The God (Elohim) of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob is the One True GOD.)
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To: hinckley buzzard

Sorry but I’m willing to bet that she is drawing welfare under one of her three last names.


16 posted on 12/23/2012 9:52:11 AM PST by Newbomb Turk (Hey Newbomb, where's your brothers ElCamino ?)
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To: granada
so do cockroaches... feh
17 posted on 12/23/2012 9:53:32 AM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: granada
the stooopid cow is almost as fat now as sharptoung was then...
18 posted on 12/23/2012 9:55:36 AM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: granada

SPJNK.


19 posted on 12/23/2012 9:59:24 AM PST by carriage_hill (Have A Very Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year!)
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To: granada; All

Thanks to Tawana, we now have one of the biggest Black Ku Klux Klan Racists running around...Al Sharpton

Sharpton has now graduated from trying to lynch cops....to lynching assault victims like George Zimmerman. Thanks Turdwana!


20 posted on 12/23/2012 10:03:16 AM PST by SeminoleCounty (Seems that the ones who understand little about the economy are economists)
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To: Venturer

Um, did you miss the part where she has not paid a penny to her victims and that she is using aliases to avoid judgment?

I hope you are not defending her.


21 posted on 12/23/2012 10:08:34 AM PST by dinodino
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To: granada

This piece fails to mention that she’s joined The Religion Of Pieces.What a worthless,welfare parasite piece of excrement.


22 posted on 12/23/2012 10:21:02 AM PST by Gay State Conservative (When Robbing Peter To Pay Paul,One Can Always Count On Paul's Cooperation)
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To: Gay State Conservative; MestaMachine; Rushmore Rocks; Oorang; KC_Lion; Godzilla; Domestic Church; ..

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Article, also # 7 , # 21 , # 22.

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23 posted on 12/23/2012 10:32:22 AM PST by LucyT
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To: dinodino

Nope , not defending her. Al Sharpton has never paid the Judgement he lost in this case either. Just wondering whay after all this time the Post reporter bothered to track her down, but not one reporter has ever bothered to track down Obama.

I did miss the part where she hasn’t paid a penny to her victims, and is using alias’s to avoid judgement.Probably because that isn’t written in that article.
I wouldn’t be surprised to find that is the fact, but it isn’t written in this article.

Why has Al Sharpton been able to avoid paying his Judgement, still goes around starting trouble, and now is hired to read news by a liberal news forum that hires slime, fags ,and crazed individuals like Chris Mathews and Rachel Maddow-—not that Al doesn’t fit right in mind you.

Why isn’t the Post after Al, an why don’t their investigative reporters go after Obama’s past?


24 posted on 12/23/2012 10:36:43 AM PST by Venturer
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To: granada

Her life is “normal.” How about the innocent men who were falsely accused? She was an accessory to fake Rev Al as he sought to get his name in the papers and to make him a “civil rights leader.”

This phony fake fraud should be in jail.


25 posted on 12/23/2012 10:38:29 AM PST by I want the USA back
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To: dead

“Civil rights” leader and MSNB-Hee Haw host Al Sharpton - Larry Elder


26 posted on 12/23/2012 10:42:02 AM PST by Graybeard58 ("Civil rights” leader and MSNB-Hee Haw host Al Sharpton - Larry Elder)
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To: Venturer

Page 3 of the article describes Brawley’s refusal to pay a single penny to her victims, and of the efforts by Pagones over the years to locate her.

Maybe you should read beyond the first page of the article.


27 posted on 12/23/2012 10:49:04 AM PST by dinodino
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To: dinodino

Well you are right again I didn’t see the other two pages. and I read it twice too.


28 posted on 12/23/2012 11:01:00 AM PST by Venturer
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To: granada

Get these rectal cavities at the Post. “Neatly kept???????????????????????” meaning what? Her life - so chaotic????????????????????? Do they even care what she did to the prosecutor????????? Unbelievable. Under my RULE, she would have been given a life sentence at hard labor,...........and that’s my lenient side showing!! Sharpton would have gotten the death penalty!


29 posted on 12/23/2012 11:09:47 AM PST by Doc Savage ("I've shot people I like a lot more,...for a lot less!" Raylan Givins)
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To: hinckley buzzard

as a single mother she is probably getting some kind of ‘welfare’ assistance from the government, e.g., ebt card, wic, social security, rent subsidy, cell phone.


30 posted on 12/23/2012 11:17:21 AM PST by ladyjane (For the first time in my life I am not proud of my country.)
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To: SampleMan

Of course there is no spotlight ready for her to step into it, but our “media”, right at the 25TH anniversary of a “watershed event” like the Brawley/Sharpton hoax, dusts it off, finds it has enough “interest” to make a news story again, and starts shooting a little juice into that spotlight. Usually, it flickers for at least as long as it takes to read the story, then dies out forever. She may get another mention in the papers when she dies, but you just KNOW she won’t get a mention when Al Sharpton dies.


31 posted on 12/23/2012 11:43:50 AM PST by supremedoctrine
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To: granada

32 posted on 12/23/2012 12:58:07 PM PST by Obadiah
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To: All

“That town is a 45-minute drive from Hopewell and is the residence of her stepdad, Ralph King, who spent seven years in prison in the 1970s for killing his first wife. “

Seems like her mother is a bright as she is. Jeez.


33 posted on 12/23/2012 1:04:11 PM PST by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to the tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: Venturer
Al Sharpton has never paid the Judgement he lost in this case either.

The article says Johnny Cochran and others paid it for him.

34 posted on 12/23/2012 1:10:28 PM PST by Scoutmaster (You knew the job was dangerous when you took it)
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To: granada

She’s showing a lot more class than Sharpton. And the media idiot who saw fit to dig her out of her zone.


35 posted on 12/23/2012 1:16:33 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: dead
He's never renounced his behavior in the Tawana story ...

Did he ever pay the judgement to the cops on that?

36 posted on 12/23/2012 1:19:30 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: granada

37 posted on 12/23/2012 1:43:53 PM PST by SkyPilot
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To: granada

38 posted on 12/23/2012 1:45:40 PM PST by SkyPilot
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To: granada
I remember this.. and I remember this especially..

Liberals said it didn't matter that the charges were false.. since the charges expressed the essential nature of white men's treatment of black women in this country.

And of course similar lack of concern about false charges so long as the charges are against whites; to wit, the Duke lacrosse players.

I found some interesting and germane information on wiki graffiti that has since be removed because it contained the following:

In the 111,590 cases in which the victim of rape or sexual assault was white, 44.5 percent of the offenders were white, and 33.6 percent of the offenders were black. In the 36,620 cases in which the victim of rape or sexual assault was black, 100 percent of the offenders were black, and 0.0 percent of the offenders were white.

Fortunately the source of the information is still there.. until the Obama/Holder Dept. of Just Us realize that it's open to the public.

I have since prepared a table for years 2000 through the latest available year 2008. I have not downloaded the pdf files so if the Obama/Holder Dept. of Just Us & Our People removed the files. I have no backup.

(If there is not at least mistake, I didn't do this. It's a form of security check.)

Criminal Victimization in the United States, [YYYY] Statistical Tables

Table 42: "Percent distribution of single-offender victimizations, by type of crime, race of victim, and perceived race of offender"
"Rape/Sexual assault"

Year of Stats Total
Rape/
Sexual assault
Race of Victims % White
Offenders
% Black
Offenders
%
Not known
& other
2000 199,360 White 81.5 7.0
2000 33,780 Black 7.0 79.7 13.3
2001 183,160 White 71.3 17.1
2001 29,980 Black 13.4 65.5 21.1
2002 134,140 White 76.0 13.1
2002 59,490 Black 14.2 85.8
2003 131,030 White 57.9 15.5
2003 24,010 Black 0.0 87.9 12.1
2004 139,900 White 65.1 8.3
2004 39,300 Black 0.0 89.8 10.2
2005 111,590 White 44.5 33.6
2005 36,620 Black 0.0 100.0
2006 194,270 White 50.6 16.7
2006 17,920 Black 0.0 43.0 57.0
2007 185,430 White 75.5 7.6
2007 12,780 Black 0.0 100.0
2008 117,640 White 74.9 16.4
2008 46,580 Black 0.0 74.8 25.2

*0.0 Estimate is based on 10 or fewer sample cases

2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008

39 posted on 12/23/2012 1:50:58 PM PST by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: granada

So she owes Steven Pagones almost a half million $ from the defamation case? Why isn’t the law hunting her down and making her pay? What, she doesn’t have the money? Maybe one of her apologists could help her out. Al Sharpton is very well off as a result of her lies. Today is he anchorman of the 6 PM newscast of one of the major cable news channels!! These people should be in prison, and yet they are all free doing their thing. Disgraceful!


40 posted on 12/23/2012 3:01:15 PM PST by AC86UT89
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To: granada

So she owes Steven Pagones almost a half million $ from the defamation case? Why isn’t the law hunting her down and making her pay? What, she doesn’t have the money? Maybe one of her apologists could help her out. Al Sharpton is very well off as a result of her lies. Today is he anchorman of the 6 PM newscast of one of the major cable news channels!! These people should be in prison, and yet they are all free doing their thing. Disgraceful!


41 posted on 12/23/2012 3:01:30 PM PST by AC86UT89
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To: SkyPilot

This picture suggests that right around Christmas-time every year, Sharpton sends her some nice poinsettias.


42 posted on 12/23/2012 4:42:55 PM PST by supremedoctrine
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To: WilliamofCarmichael

So White on Black rape has disappeared since 2003? And it was nearly independent before 2003?

Dang, I don’t know what that says, but it is interesting.


43 posted on 12/23/2012 6:23:24 PM PST by scrabblehack
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To: scrabblehack
Some numbers look strange and I have no idea why.. strange also is that no stats (at least in this series) exist since our Department of Justice became the Obama/Holder Department of Just Us & Our People.

I thought that by now there'd be stats for 2009 and 2010.

44 posted on 12/23/2012 7:24:54 PM PST by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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