Pelosi Schedules Hearing for House Democrats on 'Race and Justice'
In the wake of the George Zimmerman trial
House Democrats will hold a hearing next week to weigh in on the controversy swirling around the recent verdict in the George Zimmerman trial.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., announced "A Conversation on Race and Justice" on July 30 on Capitol Hill.
According to a Pelosi aide, the hearing will not focus solely on the trial, which acquitted Zimmerman of murder charges in the shooting death of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, but will be a "broader conversation."
Pelosi will preside over the hearing, which will include Democrats from the party's Steering and Policy Committee.