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FBI's long-buried allegations of MLK misconduct [#MeToo- Release the Rape-Tape]
Baltimore Sun/AJC ^ | June 8, 2019 | Ernie Suggs and Shelia Poole

Posted on 06/09/2019 9:00:35 AM PDT by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies

FBI's long-buried allegations of MLK misconduct met with skepticism. Andrew Young spent hundreds of nights with Martin Luther King Jr. traveling and living out of hotel rooms .... said, did he see, hear or witness the salacious accounts... of King's alleged sexual activities ~snip~

Garrow sifted through more than 19,000 documents in JFK assassination files unsealed 2018.... based on the FBI documents, King had sexual relations with at least 40 women....The most damning allegation was that [he] ... was present during the rape of a woman by a fellow minister in a Washington, D.C., hotel room on Jan. 5, 1964. ~snip~

In 1977, a federal judge ... ordered ... FBI's electronic surveillance of King be held under seal ... for 50 years [2027] ... tapes or their contents could not be disclosed except under a specific court order. The last attempt... failed in 1983, when Republican Sen. Jesse Helms sought to have the file opened before he voted on the King National Holiday bill. ~snip~

Garrow is confident the information is accurate.

He has been writing about FBI surveillance for 40 years and said that of the tapes that he has listened to, the corresponding summaries are "about 99% accurate." "The only errors we usually see is when the FBI is too phonetic or too literal," Garrow said. "But I know this is not a popularity contest. This article, as with my books — whether on the FBI, King or Roe v. Wade — I am doing what I am doing for the long run. The article will still be read and studied after people forget this week's blog post."

Garrow, who won the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for his book "Bearing the Cross: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference," has his supporters. ~snip~

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: garrow; legacy; metoo; metoomovement; mlk; rape; weinstein
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Continued- "Jason Miller, an English professor at North Carolina State University, called Garrow a brilliant researcher to the point where "I feel shocked, stunned and astonished, by what he has written."

Miller who wrote "Origins of the Dream: Hughes's Poetry and King's Rhetoric," said he has put on hold at least two King projects he was working on.

"The fact that we are now asking if MLK was an abuser — and I mean that in at least three ways, someone who abused alcohol, verbally abused women, and perhaps even ignored women being physically abused — this suggests that the narrative has now changed surrounding Dr. King's legacy, and we are now entering a new era in evaluating this beloved historical figure," Miller said.

Kenyette Tisha Barnes, co-founder of the #MuteRKelly movement, said King's legacy might not escape unscathed.

"I see this as a reckoning for the movement. We've seen it in politics, in the clergy and in the entertainment industry," Barnes said. "We don't demand enough that our leaders have checks and balances. Bad things can happen in what we perceive as benign spaces. Powerful men get a pass because they're powerful."~snip~

Obviously Senator Jesse Helms had heard reports about the content of the MLK sexually explicit tapes and the 1964 Rape tape. According to another interview of author David Garrow, he had personally heard from several DOJ lawyers that they had listened to specifically to the rape assault tape. This was in early 1980. Now he has written confirmation of the hearsay.

A specific court order should be obtained to release the tapes and disclose the truth. While attempting to defend King and discredit the messenger, Garrow, they still are forced to write about it because they know the tapes are a ticking time-bomb. The NYT, WaPo, AJC and now the Baltimore Sun have finally mentioned the credible allegations of King's sexual deviant life and including his role regarding another pastor's rape and sexual assault.

Had this been any Republican office holder or popular Conservative supporter dead or alive, it would have headlined the news 24/7. .

#MeToo. It would have been a nonstop drumbeat..... Reagan, GHWB, Scalia, Eisenhower, or Hannity, Rush, Carlson, Newt, Palin, any member of Congress, any lobbyist, NRA, any member of the Trump family or one tied to his organization, any Christian leader- Falwell, Jeffers, etc. Even a 'beloved' Bush would have been driven over by the progressive bus.

1 posted on 06/09/2019 9:00:35 AM PDT by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies
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To: Beautiful_Gracious_Skies

The tapes will never come out. The MLK cult is too embedded at this point, they will keep it sealed or it will inevitably be destroyed in an archive fire.

Look at how the JFK declassification turned out.

2 posted on 06/09/2019 9:08:21 AM PDT by Shadow44
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To: Beautiful_Gracious_Skies

When do we get to hear the tapes?

3 posted on 06/09/2019 9:08:44 AM PDT by Enterprise
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To: Beautiful_Gracious_Skies

I want this to all come out eventually, but it looks like an attempt to cause racial division right before the 2020 election. Democrats are afraid of Trump’s growing popularity with blacks and Hispanics, and they will try something to stop it. Don’t fall for their tricks. MAGA!

4 posted on 06/09/2019 9:11:26 AM PDT by LeeClementineKenny (The far left, and deep state establishment, are the enemies within. Fight Them! - TRUMP 2020! MAGA!!)
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To: Shadow44

But these have no CIA assets to protect and the FBI agents are long retired, many deceased. There is nothing compromised by the release.

2 things I found from this article:

1. Many key Senators and Congressman had to have known of the rape-assault-tape because Sen. Jesse Helms knew. He wanted to force his fellow colleagues to listen to it prior to voting for the MLK Holiday. Ted Kennedy absolutely knew and had likely heard all the sex tapes, first hand with his brothers and then some with others.

2. The tapes can be released with a special court order. That should happen before they bleachbit or light them afire.

5 posted on 06/09/2019 9:16:33 AM PDT by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies
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To: Beautiful_Gracious_Skies

Was this really rape rape, or are they trying to dethrone saint MLK?

6 posted on 06/09/2019 9:16:53 AM PDT by 353FMG
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To: Shadow44

We know the FBI is a highly bureaucratic and political organization

Given their behavior from 2016 onwards with regards to Trump, we can see the corruption they are capable of

I would treat all FBI-originated, salacious allegations against MLK as complete bullshit until proven otherwise by non FBI sources

7 posted on 06/09/2019 9:16:56 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: Beautiful_Gracious_Skies

He was a great man, and a pig. Many great men are pigs.

8 posted on 06/09/2019 9:18:09 AM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: Shadow44

If that’s true why is any of this coming out now?

9 posted on 06/09/2019 9:19:31 AM PDT by bigbob (Trust Trump. Trust the Plan.)
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To: LeeClementineKenny

I dunno ... I’m thinking this sort of story is likely to paint Trump in a very sympathetic like as a victim of U.S. government surveillance.

10 posted on 06/09/2019 9:37:22 AM PDT by Alberta's Child ("Knowledge makes a man unfit to be a slave." -- Frederick Douglass)
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To: LeeClementineKenny

There are no tricks. It’s called ugly history. The left is mum and trying to tiptoe around the reality of the icon that they built.

The legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. stands on it’s own merit and is not to be conflated 50 years later with MAGA or Reagan/Bush/Trump, etc. Nothing King will retard the advancement or the accomplishments of the Civil Rights Movement. He did not stand alone just because he was the one fallen. However, it will change the historical perspective of him, as a leader.

Black Conservatives and MAGA leaders will not jump ship due to King’s 1960’s orgies. They are already independent thinkers and not part of the parasitic herd of the Left. It was King that defamed Barry Goldwater and the Republican Party and compelled black voters NOT to vote Republican, reducing our Black R vote by 1/3rd (32-38% to 10-14%)

Based upon RR’s comments regarding MLK Day, Reagan most likely had heard everything the rest of the FBI, Kennedy’s, & DOJ had learned over the 20 years prior about King.

Nothing which is written here will prevent the exposure of the TRUTH. We can not stop the FOIA requests for the records from media sources or other MLK biographers which are already being processed. King’s protection time expired 2017.

11 posted on 06/09/2019 9:40:40 AM PDT by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies
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To: Enterprise

A special court order, a leak, or 2027.

12 posted on 06/09/2019 9:41:53 AM PDT by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies
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To: Beautiful_Gracious_Skies

Wow. Major UK newspapers had legit witnesses with tons of credibility come out with evidence, and the story was bludgeoned as it sailed across the Atlantic.

No one on the left ever heard this. Or dared breathe of it if they did.

I guess Jack Nicholson was right. Americans can’t handle the truth.

13 posted on 06/09/2019 9:43:25 AM PDT by Yaelle
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To: bigbob

Posts 4 and 7 are interesting.

14 posted on 06/09/2019 9:43:49 AM PDT by Jamestown1630 ("A Republic, if you can keep it")
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To: PGR88
Have you seen the FBI “suicide” letter to King? Long, poorly written, filled with unprofessional ad hominem attacks - so strange. Written by somebody obviously drunk at 4am. I don't know if it was Hoover or not but the letter shocked me. (Just read it for the first time a week ago.)
15 posted on 06/09/2019 9:45:10 AM PDT by miss marmelstein
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To: PGR88

“Garrow is confident the information is accurate.”

I believe it to be true...I heard about it contemporaneously from FBI and DEA agents with whom I worked at the time.

16 posted on 06/09/2019 9:48:26 AM PDT by Bonemaker (invictus maneo)
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To: 353FMG

It’s a forcible violent rape of a parishioner committed not by King, but a fellow pastor from Baltimore. If the victim had been laughing or having a great time, it would have been just more of the same from the King orgy tapes.

It was recorded and transcribed in 1964 by the FBI.
It was summarized in reports that were classified with the JFK files.
It was suppressed from public records for 50 years by a federal judge.
That timeline expired in 2017 and those records are unsealed, available.

17 posted on 06/09/2019 9:54:07 AM PDT by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies
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To: Bonemaker
I believe it to be true...I heard about it contemporaneously from FBI and DEA agents with whom I worked at the time.

I remember Paul Ryan commenting about all the rumors and allegations he had heard from "reliable" sources about Trump's cooperation and collusion with the Russians. Ryan of course was "deeply concerned" and convinced of their truth.

Washington DC is worse than a high school lunchroom in terms of transmitting, warping and believing lies and rumors. I imagine that was a major part of Brennan and Clapper's plan all along. The idea that "high placed sources" told you something carries zero weight.

18 posted on 06/09/2019 9:57:11 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: PGR88

David Garrow has no affiliation with the FBI, he’s a highly esteemed MLK author and life-long historian of civil rights.

It makes no sense that FBI agents would falsify summary records that can be easily proven or disproven from the tapes. One which was sent to King, himself. The FBI mailed King one of his orgy tapes in 1967.

19 posted on 06/09/2019 10:02:32 AM PDT by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies
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Wow! This could apply to obama; just put his name in there instead of King - Here is the letter:


In view of your low grade, abnormal personal behaviour I will not dignify your name with either a Mr. or a Reverend or a Dr. And your last name calls to mind only the type of King such as King Henry the VIII and his countless acts of adultery and immoral conduct lower than that of a beast.

King, look into your heart. You know you are a complete fraud and a giant liability to all of us Negroes. White people in this country have enough frauds of their own but I am sure they don't have one at this time that is any where near your equal. You are no clergyman and you know it. I repeat you are a colossal fraud and an evil vicious one at that. You could not believe in God and act as you do. Clearly you don't believe in any personal moral principles.

King, like all frauds your end is approaching. You could have been our greatest leader. You, even at an early age, have turned out to be not a leader but a dissolute, abnormal moral imbecile. We will now have to depend on our older leaders like Wilkins a man of character and thank God we have others like him. But you are done. Your "honorary" degrees, your Nobel Prize (what a grim farce) and other awards will not save you. King, I repeat you are done.

No person can overcome facts, not even a fraud like yourself. Lend your morally psychotic ear to the enclosure. You will find yourself and in all your dirt, filth, evil and moronic talk exposed on the record for all time. I repeat — no person can argue successfully against facts. You are finished.

You will find on the record for all time your filthy, dirty, evil companions, male and females giving expression with you to your hideous abnormalities. And some of them to pretend to be minister of the gospel. Satan could not do more. What incredible evilness. It is all there on the record, your sexual orgies.

Listen to yourself you filthy, abnormal animal. You are on the record. You have been on the record - all your adulterous acts, your sexual orgies extending far into the past. This one is but a tiny sample You will understand this. Yes, from your various evil playmates on the east coast to Dolores Evans and others on the west coast and outside the country you are on the record. King you are done.

The American public, the church organisations that have been helping — Protestant, Catholic and Jews will know you for what you are — an evil, abnormal beast. So will others who have backed you. You are done.

King, there is only one thing left for you to do. You know what it is. You have just 34 days in which to do (this exact number has been selected for a specific reason, it has definite practice significance. You are done. There is but one way out for you. You better take it before your filthy, abnormal fraudulent self is bared to the nation."

20 posted on 06/09/2019 10:18:11 AM PDT by jackibutterfly (A vote for ANY Democrat, whether it be in a local, st or fed election, is a vote against America.)
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