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Rev. Al Sharpton, NYC get out the Vote Benefit Basketball Games

Posted by Admin On September - 11 - 2012

GOTV (Get Out The Vote) Benefit Basketball Game to be held in Harlem on September 22, 2012

Rev Al. Sharpton will be a guest speaker

Harlem, NY (BlackNews.com) — In September 2012, the basketball community will join civil rights organizations to “Defend the Vote”.

In the months leading up to the November elections, the basketball communities in New York, Philadelphia and North Carolina will join branches and chapters of National Action Network, Urban league ( New York Young Professionals) and the NAACP, NYCHA branch to host a number of basketball games to support the Get Out The Vote campaign. These games will feature some of the top high players on the east coast. There will also be a game featuring entertainers, promoters, former basketball professionals and coaches.

The mission of these games are to ensure that eligible voters can participate in the democratic process via the vote. Their goals are to raise funds to support anti-voter suppression efforts, register voters, educate former felons of their voting rights, and raise awareness of the importance of this year’s election.

The games will be launched on September 22, 2012 from 11am – 5pm at the Riverbank State Park at 679 Riverside Drive in Harlem, New York.

Rev Al. Sharpton will be a guest speaker, and there will be a half-time show by T.E.V. & Creative Boys Culture.

For tickets and/or for more information, call (347) 323-3844

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