Hillary Clinton Breaks Her Silences on Ferguson Shooting

Former secretary of state discusses shooting where teen was shot and killed by a police officer.
4:53 | 08/28/14

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Now this summer the odds of our country and indeed the world and is focused on what -- even -- the American heart. Ferguson. Missouri. Watching the Reese's funeral for Michael Brown. As a motor accident human being. My heart just broke for. His family because losing a child is every parent's greatest years. And unimaginable. Loss. But I also agree that community and for many -- across our country. Behind the dramatic. Terrible picture. He challenges. Than being with them and -- -- costs long. Cameras move -- This is what happens in the bottom of the trusts congress acts. That call any community to get our friend. -- it wants to see our cities look like a war zone. Not -- America. We are better than that. We saw our country's true character in the community leaders came after protest peacefully. And work to restrain violence. The young people who insisted. On having their voices heard. And in the many Jesus and respectful. Law enforcement officers. Who showed what quality. Law enforcement looks like. Men and women who serve and protect their communities with -- courage and professionalism. Who inspire trust rather than here. -- more of that. Because we can do better. We cannot ignore the -- -- persists in our justice. Inequities that undermine our most deeply held values fairness and equality. And imagine. What we would you know and Wellington would do. If white drivers. We're three times is likely to be searched by police during a traffic stop. That's flat tires. Instead -- the other way around. It -- offenders. Received prison. Loses 10% longer and black centers for the same crimes. -- a third. All my minutes look at this room and take one -- Prison during their lives. Imagine. That is the reality. An -- so many are -- Americans. And so many communities. English -- I applaud President Obama. Percent eighty attorney general offers. And demanding thorough and CE investigation. That's -- appropriate and necessary to find out what happened to see that justice is done. To help this community begin healing itself. And we should all at our voices to those that come together. In recent days to work for peace justice. And reconciliation. -- Ferguson. And beyond. To stand against violence. And for -- values that we cherish. We can't do better. We can work to rebuild the bonds of trust from the wrapped up its -- within families and communities. It was 51. Years ago -- today. That Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. -- Austin -- -- the true me are free. Today the dream Rio for all Americans. And that mission is -- fears lead earlier today. Actually he stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. In the hot August sun. All those years ago. So we -- a lot of work to do together. And -- that you say better living for a better world. -- the Clinton foundation and we say we're all. Put -- together. It comes after the pretty good road map. And we need all -- -- your energy and your acts. Your innovation your colleague your create. To -- -- sheets. That Arab world thank you all for having me.

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