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.


President Barack Obama speaks after touring Mooresville Middle School in Mooresville, N.C., on June 6, 2013. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: Trayvon Martin Death a Tragedy for America

President Barack Obama says the death of Trayvon Martin was a tragedy for America.