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Trayvon Martin’s Stepmother Speaks Out: ‘They Ignore Me…But I Raised Him’ [VIDEO]
News One For Black America ^ | June 30, 2013 | Kirsten West Savali

Posted on 06/30/2013 4:37:30 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

In an emotional interview with Anderson Cooper, Trayvon Martin‘s stepmother, Alicia Stanley, opened up about her inconsolable grief at the loss of a boy she helped to raise for 14 years, Zimmerman’s guilt, Trayvon’s character and being ignored by Trayvon’s father, Tracy Martin.

Her voice shaking with pain and tears in her eyes, Stanley explained that she had helped raise Trayvon since he was 3-years-old, and that he was at her home with his father and her daughters “90 percent” of the time.

“Trayvon was a kind person, a loving person,” Stanley told Cooper. “He loved children, babies. You know before this happened, I really believed he would have been working with children; he adored children. He’s not what the media make him out to be…this thug.”

Stanley said that when the media started coming around, Tracy Martin stopped communicating with her and she didn’t understand why.

“He would just he was busy.”

Rachel Jeantel, 19, the last person to speak to Trayvon before Zimmerman killed him, testified that he referred to Zimmerman as a ‘creepy-ass cracker,” but Stanley is skeptical.

“We didn’t teach that kind of language in our home.”(continued)

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: asscracker; florida; traydmark; trayvon; zimmerman
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To: mountn man

Exactly! Somebody needs attention and it will likely backfire...

51 posted on 06/30/2013 6:43:48 PM PDT by LittleBillyInfidel (This tagline has been formatted to fit the screen. Some content has been edited.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Must have been another trevon martin

52 posted on 06/30/2013 6:54:47 PM PDT by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life's tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: RummyChick

The way I look at it the family and Crump are doing damage control after the Creepy A@@ Cracker comment. They don’t want the cracker jurors to take offense and let Zimmerman walk so they are trying to back pedal and take the racism out of it after they put it in from the start. It is too late for them to do that.

53 posted on 06/30/2013 7:07:08 PM PDT by sheikdetailfeather (Yuri Bezmenov (KGB Defector) - "Kick The Communists Out of Your Govt. & Don't Accept Their Goodies.")
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To: sheikdetailfeather

incorrect. that statement is from last year.

54 posted on 06/30/2013 7:24:17 PM PDT by RummyChick
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Did you read what this step mom was saying after the incident?

She claims her and the dad only separated 2 weeks before the incident. That the dad was a good dad and only trying to get justice for ‘their’ son.

I think she is full of it. At first I had some empathy, due to the years she was a parent to skittles, but after reading these earlier words, the woman has an agenda.

What a sick and sad bunch of people.

55 posted on 06/30/2013 7:58:05 PM PDT by AllAmericanGirl44 ('Hey citizen, what's in YOUR closet?')
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To: ASA Vet

Yes, I understand why you would say that, but what would someone have to do to be a “creepy ass cracker” to Trayvon or his girlfriend? I suspect the qualification for being a creepy ass cracker is being white, or in Zimmerman’s case, being something other than black. I personally don’t think George was acting creepy, nor do I think he should be called a cracker. I do think now that creepy ass cracker has been introduced through this farce of justice, we should keep it front and center for social commentary.

56 posted on 06/30/2013 8:01:08 PM PDT by pallis
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To: RginTN

No, that would be the HOA insurance company. Probably cheaper than defending the suit, opening the door to more $hakedown from the Sharpton/Jackson industry, and avoiding a boycott/bad publicity. Take your lumps and move on. Pass the loss on to your customers. I’m sure the HOA’s rates went up.

57 posted on 06/30/2013 8:21:43 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: VRWC For Truth

That explains it.

58 posted on 06/30/2013 8:25:55 PM PDT by RginTN
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To: madprof98

kids need “parents”

A mommy (female) and a daddy (male).

59 posted on 06/30/2013 8:28:11 PM PDT by lyby ("Mathematics is the language with which God has written the universe." ~ Galileo Galilei)
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To: pallis

St Skittles, the thug, was protecting his turf at RATL. Since it was dark, and raining, he thought GZ was just another thug following him on his home turf. GZ was as just as a shadowy figure to him as he was to GZ.

60 posted on 06/30/2013 8:35:22 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: VRWC For Truth
he thought GZ was just another thug following him

No he thought GZ was a creepy ass-cracker. If St. Trayvon had lived long enough to become an imprisoned thug, he'd likely have become an ass-cracker himself.

61 posted on 06/30/2013 9:26:36 PM PDT by ASA Vet (Don't assume Shahanshah Obama will allow another election.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Yet tattooed on his wrist is “Sybrina”, the name of the mother he loved who rejected him and threw him out of her house but has trademarked his name to make money off of him after death.

62 posted on 07/01/2013 3:30:41 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
There is a term, “A face only a mother could love” It is a fact of nature that a mother is naturally is biased to the extreme towards their child. So she is off limits to me. She is not the problem.

But what about the news media? Here is a 5 minutes video that proves with pictures and police report that almost everything the Pretend Media said about the case was a lie. Including that Zimmerman did not have a broken nose (he did) because he was not touching his nose afterward, when he was handcuffed from behind!

Here it is on PopModal


And on LiveLeak:

Its the same video. If we can get this going viral it may end the lynch mob. Very shocking video in it.

63 posted on 07/01/2013 6:18:15 PM PDT by ScamFix
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

EVERY serial killer was characterized as something sweet and nice. Why is it that parents are always the last to know their little thug is one?

64 posted on 07/01/2013 6:52:48 PM PDT by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off. -786 +969)
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To: ScamFix

There is a newer and better version of this video now.

and on Youtube Please do spread this, the lies of the Pretend Media on this case are easy to prove.

65 posted on 07/07/2013 9:52:21 AM PDT by ScamFix (Video Proof that Pretend Media is Lying about just about everything in Zimmerman Trial)
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That all seems probable. I had been trying to figure out all the various relationships.

Tracy Martin is quite the ladies’ man, eh?

No wonder kids these days get so screwed up. With all the “relationships” of the adults, the kids slip through the cracks.

66 posted on 07/24/2013 7:23:27 PM PDT by miserare (Fire Eric Holder!)
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