Bill Clinton and Trayvon Martin's mother headline DNC speakers

CNBC | 5/21/2016 | Ivan Levingston
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When Democrats gather to nominate Hillary Clinton in Philadelphia this month, their convention will be headlined by a who's who of the party's stars, and an emphasis on unity.

With a theme of "Stronger Together," the official list of speakers released Friday includes President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton. Other speakers will be Sybrina Fulton and Gwen Carr, respectively, the mothers of Trayvon Martin and Eric Garner — whose deaths sparked protests about racial profiling.

Slate - Speakers - Establishment - Wing - Party

The slate showcases speakers both from the establishment wing of the party represented by Clinton, and from the party's progressive wing, particularly with the choice of Clinton's Democratic primary foe, Sen. Bernie Sanders.

Other speakers on the list include Vice President Joe Biden, first lady Michelle Obama, Chelsea Clinton, and Dreamers activist Astrid Silva.

Keynote - Speaker

It's unclear who the keynote speaker will be....
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