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Trayvon Martin's father to appear on Capitol Hill

July 23

Trayvon Martin’s father, Tracy Martin, will appear on Capitol Hill on Wednesday afternoon to offer remarks to a hearing of a newly formed caucus.

The Congressional Caucus on Black Men and Boys will hold its first hearing starting at 3 p.m., during which Tracy Martin will offer opening remarks, according to a release from caucus co-chairs Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) and Rep. Danny Davis (D-Ill.).

The title of the hearing is “The Status of Black Males: Ensuring Our Boys Mature Into Strong Men.”

The three witnesses set to testify are:

David Johns, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans

Michael Eric Dyson, professor at Georgetown University

Kweisi Mfume, former NAACP president, congressman and Congressional Black Caucus chairman

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