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Spotlight on statewide Michigan African American community leaders panel focused on 2020 voting!

Posted at 7:23 PM, Oct 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-16 21:42:03-04

WMYD-TV20 DETROIT — Sunday, October 18, on WMYD-TV20 at 11:00 a.m., our special Spotlight on the News: Inside Michigan's African American Vote series will have an in-depth interview with seven of the most influential community leaders in Michigan. Our statewide panel will discuss how and why they are encouraging a high voter turnout for African Americans in Grand Rapids, Lansing, Detroit, Ypsilanti and other cities across the Great Lakes State.

Our guests will include:
Kathi Harris – President, A. Phillip Randolph Institute (Grand Rapids)
Cle J. Jackson - President, Greater Grand Rapids Branch, NAACP (Grand Rapids)
Bishop Mona Reide, Ed.D. – Pastor, Grace International Outreach Church (Lansing)
Rev. Dr. Wendell Anthony – President, Detroit Branch, NAACP (Detroit)
N. Charles Anderson – President & CEO, Detroit Urban League (Detroit)
Rev. Dr. Steve Bland, Jr. – President, Council of Baptist Pastors of Detroit & Vicinity (Detroit)
Tariq Speights – Student-Athlete – Eastern Michigan University (Ypsilanti)