So Tawana Brawley lied!


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We all remember this case that stayed in the news and pushed Al Sharpton to the forefront as an activist.

In 1987, Tawana Brawley the then 15-year-old teen who falsely accused former New York prosecutor Steven Pagones, 52, of gang raping and kidnapping her, while naming him a racist.

Brawley had been well hidden and alluding the scandal by living in rural town in Virginia under the alias of Tawana Thompson and Tawana Gutierrez. Well Tawana has been ordered to pay Mr. Pagones $431,000 in damages, which Brawley sent him her first payment in ten (10) checks totaling $3,764.61 last week. This comes after a Virginia court ordered the money garnished from Brawley’s wages as a nurse.

This payment comes 15 years after a court ruled that Brawley defamed Pagones with a nasty hoax that ruined his life and sullied his reputation.

Brawley’s advisers in the case; the Reverend Al Sharpton, and attorneys C. Vernon Mason and Alton Maddox have already paid, or are paying their debt to Pagones. Until now, Brawley, 41, has refused to pay out but she is now forced to cough up $627 each month to the man who is one of three whose name she dragged through the mud in 1987.

Brawley will possibly pay this debt to Pagones for the rest of her life however, he is willing to drop the debt owed by Brawley if she would simply confess that she lied on him. Pagones also made note how, Sharpton and his crew have not spoken about this case since the outcome. I’m sure all men involved realize that Brawley made a fool out of them all.

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99 thoughts on “So Tawana Brawley lied!

  1. When I found out she lied, I was so angry and embarrassed. she cried wolf about being raped and then she played the race card she destroyed the people she accused (one guy committed suicide) and she damaged our community. She should have gone to jail.

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  2. She was in that Public Enemy video ‘Fight the Power’ and the ho was smiling. I remember that. Who would smile after being assaulted like that? She was happy for the attention and donations she was getting.

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    • She was in that Public Enemy video ‘Fight the Power’ and the ho was smiling
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      i thought it was the self destruction video?

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  3. And once your labeled a rapist, you carry that label, even if innocent, for the rest of your life. She should have gotten jail time

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  4. I am a victim of multiple assaults and people like her make it hard for real victims to get support. She’s lucky she isn’t being charged for lying.

    Thanks for the late night post Trace

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  5. Tawanna is a liar who STILL can’t tell the truth! If she did, dude would drop the payments! He wants to be publicly exonerated like she publicly HUMILIATED him. Smh

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  6. AL SHARPTON’S BOBBLED HEADED AZZ SHOULD HELP HER PAY AS WELL, CAUSE HE IS THE ONE WHO MADE THE STORY BLOW UP FOR HIS MEDIA ATTENTION….SHE IS THE REASON PEOPLE STARTED PAYING ATTENTION TO AL SHARPTON….

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  7. She was only 15? There would be no puppet strings for Al to “pull” without her initial allegation and testimony. Wrong is wrong.

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  8. And this is why most educated black people detest Rev Perm Al and Babydaddy Messy Jessie. Pres/Obama was right, they are nothing more than opportunist poverty pimps.

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  9. The main question here is where are her family members that helped her with this mess, so they can help her pay for her wrong doing too??? IN REALITY…she knew better, cause she’s the one who started the blame game BEFORE the so called Reverend and Company jumped on her bandwagon.

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  10. That big banner and her perky eyes in that pic tell it all. What victim would be cool with that banner?

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  11. Lying about rape,is a terrible,terrible thing. It ruins people’s lives and makes people who are raped look like their liars too. She deserves everything that comes her way.

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  12. i promise you al sharpton didn’t pay one red cent with his own money, he just raised donations from the community for some other cause and redirected it.

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  13. I agree with restitution but she was a teen who was used as a pawn by her mother and stepfather, THEY should be paying up too!

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  14. all she has to do is admit she lied and apologize and she will be free of this obligation. Duh. Guess she is still as dumb as she was at 15.

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  15. Where the fuck was Al Sharpton going lookin like a broke down fat ass version of a superfly with that permed up hair style. Nigga look dry n probably wearing high heel boots.

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  16. Al Sharpton fuckn crook. I learned him and Jessy was frauds years ago and that there still frauds! Neither one of them deserve to be called Rev.

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  17. What this child did was horrendous. However do they make everyone who does this in their childhood pay such a hefty restitution? Basically she is paying for life. Better for her to be in jail

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  18. She was 15 years old, A MINOR! at the time.
    She really needs to hire an attorney and try getting that $431,000 amended DOWN. . That’s ridiculous.

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  19. She lied and ruined this man’s reputation. It isn’t cute or fair to the true victim in this case. Her lies got others in trouble as well. She should have been made this right! Live your life righteous every day have some morals and respect!

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  20. What this child did was horrendous. However do they make everyone who does this in their childhood pay such a hefty restitution? Basically she is paying for life.

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  21. I NEVER believed her story back in the day, it sounded ridiculous, and totally contrived to incite FURY in the Black community. Stupid former fat boy Al and so-called Rev. Jesse should’ve seen it too!

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  22. I know she’s a health care professional, but I would work under the table before I paid that white devil one solitary red cent.

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  23. I don’t feel sorry for her. And apparently she isn’t willing to admit she lied and apologize, so she would rather pay. Her fault.

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  24. All she has to do is tell the truth, admit she lied and he will stop the garnishments?
    Why is that so hard I wonder?

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    • Kayla exactly!!!!
      That’s why I don’t feel sorry for her. And apparently she isn’t willing to admit she lied and apologize, so she would rather pay.

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      • she isn’t willing to admit she lied and apologize, so she would rather pay.
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        Dude need to get his money and shut the fuck up

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  25. This dude need to be happy with an apology. this judgement serves no purpose other than to make her a servant all of her life. you know what attorneys usually say when they wrongly prosecute us? “The decision made at the time was correct based on the evidence presented. “they need to charge this judgement to the game”.

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  26. they did rape this girl but she was threatened to act like it was all made up…we can’t believe everything we read people. and yes that does include what Tracy writes on this blog. 🙂

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    • Lisa,
      Fuck That, If she’s innocent why is she paying dude? I would avoid paying this Kracka at all cost. There’s ways around it. She really needs to revisit this case with some new attorneys. fa real.

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      • Lisa,
        What world do you live in? She is a liar. She caused a national uproar and ruined people’s lives. The case is still going on today because she won’t publicly apologize and admit that she lied. She is a grown woman now and won’t admit she was wrong. Accountability not excuses.

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      • Ashanti,
        if im not mistaking they found out she was lying because she wrote the racial slurs upside down which showed that she did them herself…………..but correct me if i am wrong

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  27. Do most or any of you people commenting even remember this case when it happened?! Were you even born yet?! Or, are you simply jumping on the “Al Sharpton bashing bandwagon”

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  28. I swear it seems as if this story is never going away.
    Did she really lie? Was she really raped?

    If I were innocent I sure as hell wouldn’t pay.

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  29. So because the Grand Jury said she lied so now has to pay restitution of some sorts?
    I am confused

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    • So she lied? The post doesn’t mention why or how she’s guilty.
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      yea she lied so that her mom wouldn’t be mad at her

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      • Tawana was spotted at her bf house the day she supposedly was raped by the white men if I recall. They supposedly put her in a garbage bag but somebody saw her climbing IN the bag? I was young when all of that happened.

        Natasha She lied tho. And Al told her this is your story and you sticking to it. So she has maintained said lie for decades now.

        Fuck Al in that pic…and his big round swollen face and that ultra perm circa 1987 too.

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      • It came out that she lied a few years back, I think :thinking:
        I remember being mad, because I had believed her… Somebody go get the story…

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      • On November 28, 1987, Tawana Brawley, who had been missing for four days from her home in Wappingers Falls, New York, was found seemingly unconscious and unresponsive, lying in a garbage bag several feet from an apartment where she had once lived. Her clothing was torn and burned, her body smeared with feces. She was taken to the emergency room, where the words “KKK”, “****”, and “Bitch” were discovered written on her torso with a black substance described as charcoal.

        A detective from the Sheriff’s Juvenile Aid Bureau, among others, was summoned to interview Brawley, but she remained unresponsive. The family requested a black officer, which the police granted. Brawley, described as having an “extremely spacey” look on her face, communicated with this officer with nods of the head, shrugs of the shoulder, and written notes. The interview lasted 20 minutes, during which she uttered only one word: “neon.” Through gestures and writing, however, she indicated she had been raped repeatedly in a wooded area by three white men, at least one of them a police officer. A sexual assault kit was administered, and police began building a case.

        Brawley provided no names or descriptions of her assailants. She later told others that there had been no rape, only other kinds of sexual abuse. Forensic tests found no evidence that a sexual assault of any kind had occurred. There was no evidence of exposure to elements, which would have been expected in a victim held for several days in the woods at a time when the temperature dropped below freezing at night.

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      • One witness claimed to have observed Brawley’s climbing into the garbage bag
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        I mean, it wasnt even that serious now every time she get paid, that dude gets his money off the top just like FICA and Medicare. SMH..

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      • i remember when celebrities like Bill Cosby and various artist were rallying for her and defending her. she was even in the video “self destruction”

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  30. Hrm. I wonder why she won’t just admit she lied? I get it, she was a teenager but she could have literally fucked up his life. Being labeled a sex offender, the possibility of prison and having to deal with a label that would’ve followed him around…Forever…I’d sue her too…

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  31. This story is ages old but if there’s a judgement and she has to pay him back then she lied. Point.blank.period.

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