Friday, June 28, 2013

Why Black People Understand Rachel Jeantel. By Christina Coleman.

Rachel Jeantel, the witness that was on the phone with Trayvon Martin just before he died, gives her testimony to the prosecution during George Zimmerman’s trial in Seminole circuit court in Sanford, Fla. Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Zimmerman has been charged with second-degree murder for the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin.(AP Photo/Orlando Sentinel, Jacob Langston, Pool) (Credit: AP).

Why Black People Understand Rachel Jeantel. By Christina Coleman. Global Grind, June 27, 2013.

What White People Don’t Understand About Rachel Jeantel. By Rachel Samara. Global Grind, June 26, 2013.

Why Crackers don’t understand Rachel Jeantel. By Albert N. Milliron. Politisite, June 28, 2013.

Defenders of Rachel Jeantel Channel John C. Calhoun. By J. Christian Adams. PJ Media, June 28, 2013.

Rachel Jeantel Portrayed as Victim of Bullying by Zimmerman’s Defense. By Rush Limbaugh., June 28, 2013.

Institutional racism against Rachel Jeantel. C.R. Gucci Little Piggy, June 27, 2013.

Rachel Jeantel Explained, Linguistically. By John McWhorter. Time, June 28, 2013.

Dark-skinned and plus-sized: The real Rachel Jeantel story. By Brittney Cooper. Salon, June 28, 2013.

The smearing of Rachel Jeantel. By Mary Elizabeth Williams. Salon, June 27, 2013.

Racial tension and the Trayvon Martin trial. By Laura Ingraham. Video. The O’Reilly Factor. Fox News, June 28, 2013.

Cracker (pejorative). Wikipedia.

Florida Crackers. Cracker Country.

The Crackers of Georgia. By Delma E. Presley. The Georgia Historical Quarterly, Vol. 60, No. 2 (Summer 1976).

The Florida Cracker Before the Civil War as Seen Through Travelers’ Accounts. By James M. Denham. The Florida Historical Quarterly, Vol. 72, No. 4 (April 1994).