Are you listening?

Rachel-Jeantel

I watched Rachel Jeantel’s first day of testimony in the Zimmerman trial and was struck by her power in the courtroom. That attorney tried to shake her and seemed to almost succeed at times but she seemed to flip the dynamics at times. Most strikingly when she challenged his ability to hear her. Asking repeatedly “are you listening?

Mychal Denzel Smith From the Nation breaks its down much further.

http://www.thenation.com/blog/175009/thank-you-rachel-jeantel#axzz2XTaICTVy

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