(CNN) – Newark Mayor Cory Booker will help reveal his party's platform at the upcoming Democratic National Convention, the event's organizers announced Friday.
Booker will join retired Lt. Gen. Claudia Kennedy, who opposed Don't Ask Don't Tell, the military policy banning gays and lesbians that was ended by President Barack Obama. The platform will be unveiled on Tuesday, September 4, the first day of the Democratic Convention.
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Rep. Barbara Lee of California will also help present the Democratic platform.
Democrats also unveiled Friday a list of prominent CEOs and mayors that will speak at their convention, which will take place in Charlotte.
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