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Trayvon Martin's Friend, Rachel Jeantel, Offered A Full College Scholarship
Business Insider ^ | 07/16/2013 | Pamela Engel

Posted on 07/16/2013 9:10:55 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

Radio personality Tom Joyner has offered Rachel Jeantel, the friend of Trayvon Martin who spoke to him shortly before he died, a full scholarship to any Historically Black College or University she chooses. The website Joyner founded, BlackAmericaWeb.com, confirmed the news. Jeantel spoke to Joyner on his radio show Tuesday morning.

He said to her: "If you want to graduate from high school, and go to an HBCU, even if it’s not in Florida but especially Florida,like Florida Memorial, Edward Waters or FAMU, if you want to do that, I want to help you do that. 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."

Joyner said he was moved by Jeantel's testimony. The funding for the scholarship will come from the Tom Joyner Foundation.

Jeantel reluctantly took the stand to testify for the prosecution in the second-degree murder trial of George Zimmerman. She told the courtroom that she heard Martin say "get off, get off" before the call cut out and Zimmerman shot him. During her testimony, which spanned two days, she was mocked online by people insulting her dress, mannerisms, and intelligence.

Zimmerman was acquitted of all charges on Saturday.

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


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: college; jeantel; joyner; racheljeantel; trayvonmartin; zimmerman
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1 posted on 07/16/2013 9:10:55 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

I think she better start with Kindergarden Kollege


2 posted on 07/16/2013 9:11:58 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: SeekAndFind

“Historically Black College or University she chooses.”

That’s racist.


3 posted on 07/16/2013 9:12:21 AM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: SeekAndFind

Does she even have a high school diploma yet?


4 posted on 07/16/2013 9:13:01 AM PDT by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: SeekAndFind

Pearls before swine.


5 posted on 07/16/2013 9:13:28 AM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: SeekAndFind

Beeyotch best be learnin’ to read a’fore she be tryin’ dat higher learnin’


6 posted on 07/16/2013 9:13:30 AM PDT by jrg
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To: SeekAndFind

Why a black college? BTW, do we have white colleges any more? Why are they allowed to have black colleges?


7 posted on 07/16/2013 9:13:35 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: SeekAndFind

Nice gesture but what good will it do if she’s functionally illiterate? Better to help her figure out a skill she enjoys and has an aptitude for and pay for her training.


8 posted on 07/16/2013 9:13:49 AM PDT by ChocChipCookie ("Demons run when a good man goes to war.")
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To: SeekAndFind

I guess it’s okay that she lied and admitted she lied.


9 posted on 07/16/2013 9:13:52 AM PDT by ladyjane (For the first time in in a long time I am proud of my country.)
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To: SeekAndFind

College?
She cant read, write or speak with any skill.
next thing she will land her dream job at the post office.


10 posted on 07/16/2013 9:14:03 AM PDT by Yorlik803 (better to die on your feet than live on your knees.)
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To: al_c

How could she? She couldn’t even read.


11 posted on 07/16/2013 9:14:06 AM PDT by apocalypto
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To: Huskrrrr

A PhD in ethnic studies is highly likely. Just as long as it’s printed and not in cursive.


12 posted on 07/16/2013 9:14:17 AM PDT by rktman (Inergalactic background checks? King hussein you're first up.)
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To: SeekAndFind
Hey Jeantel, a package arrived for you. It's marked "Bribe".

And they didn't use cursive.

13 posted on 07/16/2013 9:14:17 AM PDT by agere_contra (I once saw a movie where only the police and military had guns. It was called 'Schindler's List'.)
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To: SeekAndFind

She’ll take cash instead, thanks.


14 posted on 07/16/2013 9:14:20 AM PDT by EnquiringMind
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To: SeekAndFind

I think his money is safe. Really. Even grievance studies programs have some standards.


15 posted on 07/16/2013 9:14:25 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: SeekAndFind

Good thing they no longer require comprehension of “cursive” as a skill. Heaven forefend they ever try to read certain print that is inherently cursive in that case . . .


16 posted on 07/16/2013 9:14:38 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: SeekAndFind

Must be a scholarship to a “new school.”


17 posted on 07/16/2013 9:14:44 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: SeekAndFind

Partaaaayyy!!!!!


18 posted on 07/16/2013 9:14:47 AM PDT by moovova
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To: circlecity

Print big.


19 posted on 07/16/2013 9:15:11 AM PDT by boomop1 (term limits will only save this country.)
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To: ChocChipCookie

This positions her nicely for a future supervisory in public service.


20 posted on 07/16/2013 9:15:22 AM PDT by alancarp (Obama will grab your guns and ship them to Mexican drug mobs.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Nice PR gesture, but I’m betting he made it believing that there’s no way she would meet the admissions requirements, and therefore he won’t ever have to pay her a cent.

If he were genuine he’d be offering her immediate accademic assistance in the form of tutors and a private school education.


21 posted on 07/16/2013 9:15:45 AM PDT by tanknetter
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To: SeekAndFind

It be b’cuz she be such a grate mind...


22 posted on 07/16/2013 9:15:45 AM PDT by Tzimisce (The American Revolution began when the British attempted to disarm the Colonists.)
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To: Yorlik803
College? She cant read, write or speak with any skill.

She sounds perfect for FSU.

Ducking for cover.

23 posted on 07/16/2013 9:16:01 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Yorlik803
College? She cant read, write or speak with any skill. Next thing she will land her dream job at the post office.

Sounds like a congressional candidate to me. I bet she'd win, too.

24 posted on 07/16/2013 9:16:45 AM PDT by Veggie Todd (What difference does it make?)
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To: SeekAndFind

dats old school


25 posted on 07/16/2013 9:16:50 AM PDT by taxcontrol
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To: Yorlik803
next thing she will land her dream job at the post office.

Afraid not. (some people still address envelopes in cursive)


26 posted on 07/16/2013 9:16:51 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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27 posted on 07/16/2013 9:17:22 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: dfwgator

Grambling State University (about 5 miles down Interstate 20 from where I sit) would snap her up in a New York minute.


28 posted on 07/16/2013 9:18:23 AM PDT by abb
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To: Huskrrrr

some how after seeing her talk and he demeanor then I would say she would not last a year in college and does she not have to take the SAT


29 posted on 07/16/2013 9:18:28 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: SeekAndFind
A better investment would be to take out a life insurance policy on her with yourself named as beneficiary, with enough of the policy set aside to guarantee her a nice casket and service. My guess is life expectancy of this crack-head is less than five years.
30 posted on 07/16/2013 9:18:31 AM PDT by Magnum44 (I have had just about enough)
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To: SeekAndFind
Forgive me for the all-caps but it's imperative here......TOM JOYNER IS A RACIST. Thank you for your understanding.
31 posted on 07/16/2013 9:18:33 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: SeekAndFind

“Here’s the college application form, Rachel - just put your “x” on that line there and I’ll date it for you.”


32 posted on 07/16/2013 9:18:48 AM PDT by Steve_Seattle
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To: afraidfortherepublic

“Why a black college?”

Because they’re easier.


33 posted on 07/16/2013 9:19:05 AM PDT by BO Stinkss ( I'd rather die on my feet than live on my knees)
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To: Yorlik803

Yes, this is the kind of person that gets a government job where they can make the lives of productive people as hellish as they want to.


34 posted on 07/16/2013 9:19:35 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: tanknetter

meet admission standards, have you ever seen black schools, they’re awful and to think they actually have so called nurses coming out of them too?


35 posted on 07/16/2013 9:19:47 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: SeekAndFind
.....a full scholarship to any Historically Black College or University she chooses.

Oh the sometimes not so transparent soft bigotry of lowered expectations. So let me get his right, the founder of this black block, newsletter, paper, whatever will give Ms CA-Cr@cker (that word is racist to ME!) a scholarship to any HBCU or MI....ain't that ducky. Why is dat? Because she's to stupid to succeed in a college that doesn't pass every black student it admits?

C'mon now dude! Spring for her a first rate wasted education. Go Harvard! Yeah....being black pretty much gives her a pass on all that, too, but she'd damned well be able to read a teleprompter.

36 posted on 07/16/2013 9:19:59 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: SeekAndFind

I very sincerely hope that she gets some kind of education, because the public schools of Florida have obviously failed her.


37 posted on 07/16/2013 9:20:33 AM PDT by cotton1706
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To: EnquiringMind

I’d be very surprised if she took him up on his offer.


38 posted on 07/16/2013 9:20:35 AM PDT by txmissy
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To: SeekAndFind

I’m surprised that Obama hasn’t offered her a cabinet position or a free ride to one of the military academies.


39 posted on 07/16/2013 9:20:39 AM PDT by windcliff
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And he might as well save her the time and just hand her the diploma of her choice.
40 posted on 07/16/2013 9:21:15 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: cotton1706
because the public schools of Florida have obviously failed her.

Bulsh! Schools are not responsible for education, the student is.....You can lead a horse to water...

41 posted on 07/16/2013 9:21:20 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: SeekAndFind

I predict a major in Black Studies and a minor in Cursive Writing.

And if you don’t select her for a professional position if you find her application/résumé in your in-box, you’re a racist and a creepy ass cracka.


42 posted on 07/16/2013 9:21:32 AM PDT by House Atreides ( D)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Whitey can attend an HBCU but, students and administration will apply as much “historically black” discrimmination the Crackah so that “all things are equal”.

IOW, don’t turn whitey away, just make him feel the same humiliation we think we would receive if we went to a majority white school.


43 posted on 07/16/2013 9:21:58 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Really)
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To: SeekAndFind

She’ll graduate with honors at one of dem “skools”.


44 posted on 07/16/2013 9:22:05 AM PDT by Old Yeller (Goodbye America. Glad the majority of my years were spent during the good days.)
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45 posted on 07/16/2013 9:22:10 AM PDT by tx_eggman (Liberalism is only possible in that moment when a man chooses Barabas over Christ.)
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To: ChocChipCookie

Of all the deserving Black children out there this jack**s panders to ratings ratings and bullshit instead of giving someone a leg up. Someone that would actually improve themselves and society.


46 posted on 07/16/2013 9:22:11 AM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Yorlik803

She qualifies for “O’s” staff!


47 posted on 07/16/2013 9:22:43 AM PDT by SMARTY ("The test of every religious, political, or educational system is the man that it forms." H. Amiel)
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To: SeekAndFind

I’ll do something even more productive....going to a bridge over I-25 and try to throw $5 bills into the bed of every Toyota pick up that passes by.


48 posted on 07/16/2013 9:23:38 AM PDT by Enten (I don't have islamophobia...I do have islamonausea)
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To: SeekAndFind

She’s just what the IRS is looking for to administer
the Health care Mandate. No doubt she has Upper Management written all over her. She’d be perfect as Louis Lerner’s replacement.


49 posted on 07/16/2013 9:23:47 AM PDT by VRWCarea51
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To: Old Yeller

Of course and she won’t even have to attend!


50 posted on 07/16/2013 9:24:07 AM PDT by bonfire
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