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Trayvon Martin: Friend Keeps Commitment to Late Teen

Trayvon Martin was killed by George Zimmerman back in 2012, and his good friend Rachel Jeantel spent the last moments of the teen’s life with him–on his cell phone–following the incident. On Friday Jeantel fulfilled a promise she made to Trayvon Martin before he died–she graduated from high school. Trayvon’s mother was there for the ceremony. There’s more to simply …

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Rachel Jeantel Keeps Promise to Slain Friend

It was a special moment for Rachel Jeantel when she crossed the stage to receive her high school diploma — a moment to remember her slain friend, Trayvon Martin, and to celebrate an academic victory. Jeantel was on the phone with Trayvon when he was shot to death in 2012. Since then, she has been determined to fulfill the promise …

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Rachel Jeantel Graduates High School

Rachel Jeantel may be best known for her testimony at the trial of George Zimmerman, but Friday she was known as something else: a high school graduate. The graduation not only included Jeantel’s family, but Trayvon Martin’s mother as well. In an interview with Yahoo News, Jeantel explained that “her coming is like having Trayvon there saying, ‘You did it. …

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Rachel Jeantel Offered Full College Ride After Zimmerman Trial

Rachel Jeantel, the 19-year old girl who was the last person to speak to Trayvon Martin the night he was killed–and was on the phone with him when George Zimmerman shot him–has been offered a full ride to college by a radio talk show host. After seeing Jeantel blasted during her time on the stand by prosecutors and members of …

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Lolo Jones Tweets about Rachel Jeantel

New rule: Lolo Jones, Olympic hurdler, has to stay away from social media and any other technology that enables her to voice her thoughts to the general population. Watching the testimony of Rachel Jeantel, witness in the George Zimmerman/Trayvon Martin murder trial, Jones tweeted the following: Rachel Jeantel looked so irritated during the cross-examination that I burned it on DVD …

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Rachel Jeantel Gets An Apology On Behalf Of The Country

Rachel Jeantel, the 18-year old girl who has taken the stand this week in the Trayvon Martin case only to be bashed by numerous people online and interrogated by George Zimmerman’s defense attorneys, has just gotten an apology from a Rutgers University student on behalf of the country. Jeantel has faced harsh criticism not just for her answers on the …

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