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Good evening my name is -- parks -- parts of -- Tallahassee and we represent the true -- -- We are very very very.
We've said the jury's verdict come in this case.
First and foremost on the -- -- of Tracy Morgan Sabrina Fulton.
Who are just horrible.
-- right now.
And done we ask that you keep them in your prayers at this time -- -- -- and make a statement and then we'll take just a very few questions.
I am here -- paternal age -- attorney Natalie Jackson returned to show them there as soon.
-- -- -- -- Fulton in Tracy -- and would like to thank.
All of the supporters throughout the nation.
And the world.
To everybody that attended a rally.
To the millions of people that signed petitions.
To the prosecution.
-- had a record.
-- Diller and very.
Attorney -- And mr.
rich man to Iraq.
And everybody from the prosecutor's office.
To everybody that put their -- And to everybody who's that I am trade bond.
Expressed their -- -- Gratitude.
-- happen -- him these past seventeen months.
To Trace Syria Sabrina -- -- parents.
Your tireless work in the name of your son has made Sampras -- many other cities.
Just a little safer fallout children.
-- -- Is -- their proud.
At the changes.
That you -- his parents have inspired.
In his name.
-- -- -- Martin Luther King's daughter.
Got -- Bernice King.
-- me a message.
There rare today is a defining moment for the status of my father's dream.
Whatever the Zimmerman -- it is.
In the words of my father.
We must conduct ourselves.
-- the higher plane.
-- -- Will forever remain in the annals of history.
Next to America ever is an image -- As symbols.
The fight for equal justice.
Tracy and Sabrina are playing -- those prayers.
Over the past seventeen months since the death of -- This is a very trying time.
For their family and we ask that you respect their privacy.
-- about to rest in peace.
We must all be peaceful.
Just a couple questions.
Amanda Evans -- thirteen mr.
from the defense gave you a hard time throughout this they just said moments ago that your.
First interview with great -- was made for TV but not for an investigation.
Your thoughts on that.
And you know.
It's easy to go back in a vacuum -- -- -- God bless her she did not want to get involved in this matter and no way possible.
And so I think it's pretty word document it about the challenges.
We had to try to -- to -- interview and finally we got her degree to do a telephone reasonably do and we did that interview.
The best we could to make sure that it.
We had her statement.
And -- Bryant's parents are -- -- that she did come forward to.
Tagged as a witness in this case something she did not want to do.
Stephanie cope with -- to news.
Does it bother you when people say this case is not about race.
That Brett you know.
The whole war was -- in this case.
For a reason and where people wanted to see as we -- -- How far we have come in America and matters of equal justice and certainly as we helps.
We'll be intellectually.
Dishonest if we did acknowledge the racial undertones in this case so we have to have.
There responsible conversations about how we get better as a country.
And move forward from this tragedy -- and learn from it.
Crump stadium round sort of once -- voice here could you just give us a little bit -- -- on why the Martins were in the courtroom for the verdict -- Couple our vice we knew that this would be a very emotional time for me as you know they have -- here for four weeks.
And I don't know how -- will move with it every step of the way.
What they had to endure.
The pain of hearing good shot -- good -- to gun shot on the same call.
Phases of his son in the more time and time again as late as yesterday.
Upon our advice.
We recommend isn't that he should go home entertainment home church this rumor going.
It's -- Sunday so upon our advice they went home to go to church tomorrow and that's what they'll do.
-- par excellence and yes.
I I think this -- you can answer this question mark but but -- again I can't where where -- the family when when the announcement was made court tonight.
And today -- this because they expected -- particular outcome.
Well I'll just say for security they were in a safe location remain -- safe location.
They will be going to church tomorrow though but I won't disclose their location has done for security purposes.
You know courses.
Please review and number that this is a very challenging time for their family and please respect their privacy.
-- me ask one last question I'm sorry.
-- you can I ask the same question that other prosecution.
-- question came up during that this trial prosecutors raised.
Do you think the outcome would have been different if the races were reversed.
You know we're better than -- black and came on Martin's.
Where we know of seventeen year old -- boy was killed.
And I think all America has to dig deep in their heart to try to find out how we as a society.
Can learn from this tragedy that we -- -- that is not repeated.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- Kyle -- the Associated Press for you Natalie.
-- were born and raised in Sanford and me in this community.
What would you say to the citizens center fuel man that you don't like like very night I mean obviously a lot of people worried about some things happening.
Poisoned Russian city and how -- think they'll they'll receive this news tonight.
Let's say -- what I -- of bringing Tracy.
I send them a tax and I told him I said I listen to the -- press conference yesterday.
Any -- all these changes that have been made in the wake of the -- trained by Martin.
And there's a victory and that.
-- There wasn't a -- -- and I think that.
Because people took to social media and because 2.2 million Americans signed the petition on change style -- and demanded.
In an effort to persecute Jordan Zimmermann but -- an effort to say that.
A black seventeen year old child should be able to walk home from the store and not be -- This.
So I think floor.
-- people who did that I don't want them to be discouraged because I think they can't save the life of another child because I think that from now on.
If there is someone that once did.
Volatile -- again I think they'll think twice about it.
And so for those people saying thank you for everything and Sam -- is that stand for this change for the better.
And I think that you know there's there's grace and dignity.
And what these people did in the -- peaceful protests.
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