As Trayvon Martin’s parents addressed George Zimmerman’s acquittal on television, protesters continued in a show of support for the slain teenager. Zimmerman says he shot and killed the unarmed Martin last year in self-defense; a jury found him not guilty of second-degree murder and manslaughter.
July 18, 2013Sybrina Fulton, left, and Tracy Martin, the parents of slain teenager Trayvon Martin, are interviewed on NBC’s "Today" show in New York. Martin expressed disbelief in the verdict handed down last weekend by a six-woman jury in Sanford, Fla. “We felt that the killer of our unarmed child was going to be convicted of the crime he committed,” Martin said. Martin’s parents said they believe George Zimmerman, who identifies as Hispanic, racially profiled their son.Peter Kramer/NBC via AFP/Getty Images