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Radio host offers Trayvon Martinís friend, Rachel Jeantel, full ride to black college of her choice
The Daily Caller ^ | 16 Jul 2013 | Chuck Ross

Posted on 07/16/2013 5:29:52 PM PDT by mandaladon

On his radio program Tuesday, radio host Tom Joyner announced that he would fully pay for Rachel Jeantel to attend a historically black college or university of her choice.

Jeantel is the friend of Trayvon Martin who was the last person to speak to him before his February 2012 death and the star witness in the trial against George Zimmerman.

Joyner told Jeantel on his radio program early Tuesday, “if you want to graduate from high school, and go to an HBCU…if you want to do that, I want to help you do that.”

Jeantel is currently 19 years old and is about to enter her senior year of high school in Miami. She’s scheduled to graduate next spring, at the age of 20.

Joyner continued, “I will help you get tutors to get you out of high school, tutors to help you pass the SAT and I will give you a full ride scholarship to any HBCU you’d like.”

Jeantel thanked Joyner and said she was “shocked” by the offer.

She also said that she’d like to pursue a career in law enforcement.

Reached for comment, the president of the National Association For Equal Opportunity in Education — the non-profit umbrella organization for America’s HBCU’s — released a statement to the Daily Caller, applauding the news.

“This generous offer typifies Dr. Tom Joyner,” Lezli Baskerville told TheDC.

“An HBCU would be an ideal environment in which Ms. Jeantel could realize her educational aspirations because of their academic excellence and signature protective, supportive, nurturing environments,” Baskerville continued.

Baskerville said that Jeantel has been “pilloried and ridiculed in the national media.”

At an HBCU, Baskerville explained, “Ms. Jeantel will be able to realize her educational aspirations in a welcoming and supportive environment.”

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: jeantel; joyner; liberaltalkradio; scholarship; zimmerman
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She also said that she’d like to pursue a career in law enforcement..................She could become the next Attorney General and replace Holder
1 posted on 07/16/2013 5:29:52 PM PDT by mandaladon
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To: mandaladon

Perhaps you should wait until she manages to finish high school.


2 posted on 07/16/2013 5:31:14 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: driftdiver

Reading cursive, and all that...


3 posted on 07/16/2013 5:32:07 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (NRA Life Member)
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To: mandaladon
Tom Joyner announced that he would fully pay for Rachel Jeantel to attend a historically black college or university of her choice....................A black college?...sounds racist to me.
4 posted on 07/16/2013 5:32:29 PM PDT by mandaladon (The truth about Benghazi is all I want)
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College?? How about grammar school....

Poor George...the world has gone upside down.

5 posted on 07/16/2013 5:32:29 PM PDT by Fawn (In a World of Information, Ignorance is a Choice.)
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To: driftdiver

You know the words full ride in any reference to Rachel Jeantel is FRIGGIN scary!!


6 posted on 07/16/2013 5:32:53 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: mandaladon

Is this satire?


7 posted on 07/16/2013 5:33:17 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: mandaladon

She is 19 and just finished her Junior year in High School. She isn’t the smartest “girl.”


8 posted on 07/16/2013 5:33:28 PM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

My guess is she should start with plain ole reading.


9 posted on 07/16/2013 5:33:44 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

She’s no doubt eminently qualified to be a full Professor in a Black Studies department.


10 posted on 07/16/2013 5:34:02 PM PDT by Kozak ("Send them back your fierce defiance! Stamp upon the cursed alliance! To arms, to arms.....")
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

Sorry, I teach at a university. I can’t imagine any university admitting that fool.


11 posted on 07/16/2013 5:34:03 PM PDT by whitedog57
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To: mandaladon

Doesn’t she have to learn to read and write first?


12 posted on 07/16/2013 5:34:03 PM PDT by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: mandaladon

That’s a big committent....15 years at least.


13 posted on 07/16/2013 5:34:08 PM PDT by Mygirlsmom (My tagline seems to be missing.......PEOPLE!!!! PEOPLE!!!!!)
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To: mandaladon

Well...

Hope she takes him up on in and sees that there is more to life than what she currently has under the thumb of TrayMom and Crump. Right now she is just another statistic.


14 posted on 07/16/2013 5:34:08 PM PDT by Jaded (Really? Seriously?)
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To: driftdiver

This is one of the safest pledges one could ever make.

the chances of actually having to pay out is kind like....retarded, sir


15 posted on 07/16/2013 5:34:13 PM PDT by digger48
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A stone cold waste of scholarship funds.

Somehow I don't see this girl applying herself to her studies.

16 posted on 07/16/2013 5:34:39 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Mastador1

It has a very HEAVY meaning.


17 posted on 07/16/2013 5:34:49 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: mandaladon

First, she will be appointed to something by a Republican Governor who will show everyone that he is not like those Republicans you hear about on the Joe Scarface show.


18 posted on 07/16/2013 5:35:05 PM PDT by lormand (Inside every liberal is a dung slinging monkey.)
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To: BenLurkin

I imagine she could go to Harvard and do as well as Obama.


19 posted on 07/16/2013 5:35:51 PM PDT by mandaladon (The truth about Benghazi is all I want)
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To: mandaladon

It would have been more useful to just flush the money down a toilet.


20 posted on 07/16/2013 5:36:17 PM PDT by VanDeKoik
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