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Trayvon Martin's father addresses congressional caucus on race
Trayvon Martin's father addresses congressional caucus on race

WASHINGTON -- Tracy Martin, the father of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, urged Congress on Wednesday to improve the educational and employment opportunities of African American boys and men, who are disproportionately imprisoned and unemployed. “I always say that Trayvon was my hero,” said Martin. “He saved my life, and not to be there in his time of need is real troublesome.” When he was 9, Trayvon pulled his immobilized father from a fire that started in their kitchen and called 911. Martin, who recently started an anti-gun-violence foundation with Trayvon’s mother, Sybrina Fulton, said President Obama’s impromptu remarks Friday, during which...

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