‘Star witness’ Rachel Jeantel: ‘Creepy-ass cracker’ means ‘pervert’ in my culture

It’s pretty hard to top “That’s real retarded, sir,” but 19-year-old Rachel Jeantel, friend of Trayvon Martin and “star witness” for the Zimmerman trial prosecution, is giving it the old college try.

She made waves yesterday when she testified that Martin had called Zimmerman a “creepy-ass cracker”:

This afternoon, when the defense asked her what that meant, here’s what she said:

This trial is proving to be nothing if not educational.

Maybe we’re just getting old.

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