Tom Joyner offers Rachel Jeantel a scholarship…is this a waste of money?

Radio host Tom Joyner has offered Rachel Jeantel a college scholarship, but Jeantel is not yet prepared to receive it. Jeantel was the last person to talk to Trayvon Martin. She has gained noteriety since she was the star prosecution witness at the George Zimmermann trial, but is that enough to warrant a scholarship? Share your thoughts. http://bigstory.ap.org/article/trayvon-martins-friend-gets-scholarship-offer

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  • Bill  On July 18, 2013 at 12:43 am

    Why do you think that she is not prepared to receive the scholarship? She apparently thinks she is. She said “I am educated. Trust me, I have a 3.0 I’m good.”

    “To be ignorant of one’s ignorance is the malady of the ignorant”
    Amos Bronson Alcot

  • Henry  On July 19, 2013 at 2:02 pm

    I’d be interested in reading your thoughts on this story:

    http://news.yahoo.com/black-americas-real-problem-isnt-white-racism-070000529.html

  • LadyLee  On July 20, 2013 at 9:20 pm

    The way us black folk clowned and ridiculed her was pretty sad. We like to tare our own down. Someone did something positive for her. I’m glad someone decided to give her a chance and give her a scholarship.

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