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Actress Kerry Washington to Speak at Flint Branch NAACP “Get Out the Vote Rally”

On Saturday, November 2, the Flint Branch NAACP in partnership with the Pan-Hellenic Council, will host a “Get Out the Vote” rally on the Flint City Hall Lawn from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist II and Rev. Jesse Jackson will be making an appearance, the Honorable Judge Mathis will be a guest speaker and just confirmed, Kerry Washington of “Scandal” will be in attendance to give a speech about the importance of voting and women’s suffrage.  Ms. Washington is tentatively set to speak at 2:45 p.m.

There will be free food and refreshments along with live entertainment throughout the event including Pan-Hellenic step shows, spoken word, stage performances, local athletes, the Kuugana African Drum and Dance Group, and more.

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and does not endorse candidates or political parties, or engage in direct campaigning. As the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization, the NAACP actively works with our more than 2,000 branches to inform and encourage civic engagement through voter registration activities and public forums, and actively opposes voter discrimination and other policies that make it more difficult for citizens to cast their ballot.

WHO:               FLINT BRANCH NAACP, ACTRESS KERRY WASHINGTON, JUDGE MATHIS

WHAT:              GET OUR TO VOTE RALLY

WHEN:             SATURDAY NOVEMBER 2, 2019

TIME:               10:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.

WHERE:           FLINT CITY HALL – LAWN EVENT

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