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By Donald Lambro
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Topic - Rachel Jeantel
What more can be said about the George Zimmerman trial that has not been said? It seems that two sides have staked out their territory and are not budging.
Florida's star witness in the George Zimmerman trial, Rachel Jeantel, said on Wednesday that she believes her deceased friend Trayvon Martin threw the first punch that ultimately lead to his death.
Appalling ignorance, seething racial hatred, lurid sexual fears and grotesque violence once again swirl together in search of rough justice and bark out gunfire in the inky darkness, instantly altering so many lives forever.
Conservative pundit Laura Ingraham ripped CNN's interview of Trayvon Martin's friend Rachel Jeantel, saying the media's fascination with the trial witness is indicative of "white guilt."
After a year and a half of living as a hermit, George Zimmerman emerged from a Florida courthouse a free man, cleared of all charges in the shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
Zimmerman prosecutor Bernie de la Rionda invoked Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" speech in his closing arguments, arguing that star witness Rachel Jeantel should be taken seriously, regardless of her "unsophisticated" testimony, National Review Online first reported.
The Rev. Al Sharpton, host of MSNBC's "PoliticsNation," remains one of the most divisive forces in U.S. race relations, a reputation he is only enhancing with his current role in the murder trial of George Zimmerman.
Trayvon Martin's stepmother of 14 years sat down for a tearful interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper on Friday night, saying that though she believes George Zimmerman is guilty, she doesn't believe he targeted her son because of race.
The Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act and the Senate passed its version of a massive immigration reform bill. On the international stage, a Vatican accountant was arrested on charges of fraud and corruption related to a $26 million money-laundering scheme. Here a recap, or wrap, of the week that was from The Washington Times.
A teenage girl who was called to testify in the prosecution of George Zimmerman for second-degree murder was caught in a curious predicament Thursday after it became evident she couldn't read from the very letter she claimed to have written to the mother of her friend Trayvon Martin.
Dozens of embarrassing posts were deleted Tuesday night from a Twitter account belonging to Rachel Jeantel, who has been described as a star witness in the George Zimmerman murder trial, The Smoking Gun reported.
Rachel Jeantel, said on Wednesday that she believes her deceased friend Trayvon Martin threw the first punch that ultimately lead to his death.
"'N' word must end w/ an 'a' to be non-racist, Rachel Jeantel just said.