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Tracy Martin, father of slain teen Trayvon Martin  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Slain Boy’s Dad Adds Voice To Help Black Men, Boys

Trayvon Martin’s father told a crowded Capitol Hill forum on Wednesday that “a statute or amendment” safeguarding young people against the type of circumstances that resulted in his son’s death would be a fitting legacy for his son.


Tracy Martin, father of Trayvon Martin. (credit: Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Trayvon Martin’s Dad Adds Voice To Help Black Men, Boys

The father of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin will be on Capitol Hill for a hearing addressing the challenges faced by African-American boys and men.


Sybrina Fulton (3rd L), mother of Trayvon Martin who was fatally shot by neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman in Florida, speaks during a news conference as her husband Tracy Martin (4th L), and Rev. Al Sharpton (L) listen. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Trayvon Martin’s Parents Elated By George Zimmerman’s Arrest

Trayvon Martin’s parents expressed relief Wednesday over a special prosecutor’s decision to charge the man responsible for the 17-year-old’s death. Martin’s mother said if she could speak directly to George Zimmerman, she would allow him a chance to say he is sorry for what happened.