4 Plead Guilty in Assault on Former Banning Beauty Queen

Richard Winston, Los Angeles Times, August 28, 2011

Four women who slashed the face of a former beauty queen as one attacker yelled “Remember me when you look in the mirror!” have pleaded guilty in the assault, prosecutors said.


Erica Michele Bastidas and three friends wrongly believed that Bastidas’ husband’s flirtatious remarks toward neighbor Shanice Wilson–the 2005 Banning Peach Queen and a former cheerleader–were signs of something more.


The attack began when Bastidas, 24, began screaming at Wilson, then dragged her into the street, Dumouchel said.

Within minutes, Bastidas’ friends had joined in on the attack, authorities said. Three women held Wilson down. A fourth, Azia Aldred, yelled, “Remember me when you look in the mirror!” then slashed Wilson across the face, head and back with a carpet cutter, [prosecutor Maureen] Dumouchel said. Wilson’s wounds required plastic surgery.

“It was an unprovoked and brutal attack,” Dumouchel said.



From left, Azia Aldred, Erica Michele Bastidas, Labrea Steward and Arian Atkins.


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  1. LaStoola Jones-Perez August 30, 2011 at 12:27 am #

    I assume from the name that the victim of this attack is black. Each of the attackers is of mixed blood – black & probably some kind of Hispanic. This kind of violence happens in black and Hispanic lower class areas, which is exactly where this took place. It’s unfortunate for the victim. But the four pictured here don’t look like the brightest lights in the forest – I would imagine they have low IQ’s and use drugs, which increases the violence level. Very common in these communities. This kind of breeding and culture increases violence; I am all for some kind of reproductive limit for individuals of this level. We breed animals a lot more effectively than we do people.

  2. Anonymous August 30, 2011 at 12:37 am #

    Interesting how the first she-boon is the accused slasher, and the: others are not ;

    This one has a defiant look, the others are acting scared.

  3. Anonymous August 30, 2011 at 1:01 am #

    Another group attack carried out by persons of color, but I guess I’m stereotyping again. . .

  4. Bill R August 30, 2011 at 10:40 am #

    Ever notice that in almost all restaurants riots on youtube, the participants are black WOMEN while the men stand around laughing and filming it on their phones? We know for a fact that on average, black IQ’s are the lowest of any racial group. I wonder if anybody has ever done a sub group investigation of IQ averages among black women compared to black men? Or is it just that the she boons are even less able to control their impulses and anger than their men? Could it be cultural? That the “look” for black men is mean, thuggish, swaggering, barely contained violence, and full of attitude, so to compete for such men, black women try to be even MORE so? At any rate, WHY do we tolerate this race among us? WHY do civilized peoples tolerate this behavior on a regular basis from a race filled with such behavior?

  5. Anonymous August 30, 2011 at 4:15 pm #

    These four make Aunt Esther, of Sanford & Son fame, look like Doris Day.


  6. Chicagoan August 30, 2011 at 4:24 pm #

    Lovely, just lovely. What a lineup of lowlifes.

  7. Tom August 30, 2011 at 8:50 pm #

    “she boon” is a pejorative, racist, epithet – hardly conducive to attempts at genuine dialog about race and its implications.

  8. Morgan August 31, 2011 at 12:05 am #

    None of the women in those photos needs to be ANYWHERE near a beauty pageant.

  9. Anonymous August 31, 2011 at 10:07 am #

    5 — Tom wrote at 8:50 PM on August 30:

    “she boon” is a pejorative, racist, epithet – hardly conducive to attempts at genuine dialog about race and its implications.


    I had to laugh at your attempt to be serious. Since WHEN has there EVER been a “genuine” dialog about race that was even close to the TRUTH? As for sheboon, it describes these morons above to a tee…..

    Whites are called all kinds of slurs, attacked, raped and murdered by blacks but that is just ignored by people such as yourself. You want us to be “civilized” with a people that can never be civilized? Good luck with that one.

  10. Lauren August 31, 2011 at 12:54 pm #


    I have noticed that a Professional Troll seems to be lurking in the Amren Comments. Its scolding, “reasonable”, vaguely threatening tone is consistent, and easy to spot. Heck. Stringing these suspect posts together, I can even guess what pushy religious sect this Troll grew up in. Not saying you’re responding to a Pro-Troll in this particular case. ‘Tom’ may be for real, and just have a really, really ACUTE sense of social justice. I’m just pointing out a possibility.

    As to the term ‘She-Boon’, I also take offense. In order to avoid pejorative slurs against a fine and robust Primate species (in this case, likening innocent Baboons to the beings pictured in the article), I would propose that we refer to female beings, such as the ones pictured above, as UNDER-SERVED YOUTHETTES.

  11. Question Diversity August 31, 2011 at 4:03 pm #

    4 Bill R:

    The credible gender IQ research is that relative to a given race’s IQ standard distribution (bell curve), women have a narrower bell then men. IOW, women have the same median IQ but a lower standard distribution then men. That means that women have fewer high IQ and low IQ individuals than men.

  12. Preceptor August 31, 2011 at 8:33 pm #

    women have the same median IQ but a lower standard distribution then men.

    More than IQ, gender differences in intelligence are the result of selective evolutionary strategies; men have elevated three-dimensional visuospatial abilities and better abstract reasoning skills than women.

    Evolutionary biologists theorize that in primitive hunger-gatherer societies where men did the hunting far away from home, the ability to recognize landscapes from different perspectives in order to find their way back and visualize the trajectory of a spear thrown at an edible animal had survival advantages.

    These advantages show up today: “In the last few years, magnetic-resonance imaging has refined the evidence for this hypothesis, revealing that parts of the brain’s parietal cortex associated with space perception are proportionally bigger in men than in women.”

    “In test scores, the male advantage is most pronounced in the most abstract items. Historically, too, it is most pronounced in the most abstract domains of accomplishment. In the humanities, the most abstract field is philosophy—and no woman has been a significant original thinker in any of the world’s great philosophical traditions. In the sciences, the most abstract field is mathematics, where the number of great women mathematicians is approximately two. Musical composition is the most abstract of all the arts, using neither words nor images. No female composer is even close to the first rank.”

    “In a large sample of mathematically gifted youths, for example, seven times as many males as females scored in the top percentile of the SAT mathematics test.”

    Hope that helps. http://www.bible-researcher.com/murray1.html

    All quotes taken from Inequality Taboos by Charles Murray

  13. Tom August 31, 2011 at 11:25 pm #

    Lauren perhaps you’d like to point out the specific posts where I’ve scolded or been “vaguely threatening”? I’m a white atheist Irish-born American citizen and very much a realist where peoples and hypocrisy are concerned. No, the troll(s) in this thread would be at #2 and #9- I was simply pointing out the fact that racial slurs detract from genuine comment in the overall framework of the American Renaissance forum. If you want to call black people “n*****s”, (and that’s basically #2 and #9), there are websites specifically for that. But no one takes them seriously.

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