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Tom Joyner offers Rachel Jeantel a Full College Scholarship


Radio personality Tom Joyner has offered Rachel Jeantel a full scholarship to the HBCU of her choosing.

Jeantel was the last person to speak with Trayvon Martin before his fatal confrontation with George Zimmerman. Her brave testimony was heavily scrutinized by the public.

From scholarship will reportedly be funded by the Tom Joyner Foundation.

From Business Insider:

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.”

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Why does she have to go to a

Why does she have to go to a HBCU? Is it because other campuses are hotbeds of libertarianism?

Ventura 2012

I am happy for her, but I am

I am happy for her, but I am also distressed that her obvious homophobia is not being discussed in the media. She is the one who suggested to TM that GZ was a "gay rapist."

Being a liberty and freedom

Being a liberty and freedom lover, I wish her the best and really appreciate that this man has offered to help her on his own free will. I do not want to cut her down. Good luck young lady and I hope college opens your mind.

"When the people fear their government, there is tyranny; when the government fears the people, there is liberty."

That is very generous I

That is very generous I guess. But I thought this woman was already out of high school?

Southern Agrarian

Rachel's reply?

What's a HBCU? a Tutor? SAT? Will I have to read books? Write papers? Do projects?

Mr. Joyner, you might was well take that scholarship money, put it in a pile in your backyard, and light it on fire. Not even Professor Henry Higgins can help this girl who cannot intelligently string two coherent sentences together, and invents illogical arguments on the fly more fantastic than dialogue from the My Little Pony cartoon series.

Still, it will be amusing to see how Ms. Jeantel becomes a PR liability for Mr. Joyner as she crashes and burns in college. Then again, her 15 minutes of fame will be long forgotten, as she become a media footnote consigned to oblivion.

Conscience does not exist if not exercised

"No matter how cynical you get, it's impossible to keep up!
---Lily Tomlin

Why do you have so much hate?

Why do you have so much hate? She talks like that because she has an overbite which requires surgery.

I didn't know what an HBCU was either.

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that wasn't hate, that was an opinion based on factual evidense: when you give someone who is undeserving something, they waste it.

Tom Joyner really doesn't care if she succeeds, it is merely an investment for him, which he could not buy that kind of publicity.. "Tom Joyner is a good man who actually cares about people and puts his money where his mouth is!"

The sad truth is, Tom Joyner is an opportunist taking advantage of the moment that will create a pile of money for himself and a life of woe for Rachel Jeantel because she was not capable of earning a degree in the first place, and will attract paracites who will use and abuse her, finding her strength was never her own.

For exaple.. lottery winners many times go broke very quickly because they did not earn it, have no idea how to manage it, attract papracites, and predetors who eat them (their winnings) alive.