Al Sharpton plans speeches in Toledo, Bowling Green

This information comes from News 11's media partner, The Blade:

The Rev. Al Sharpton, civil rights activist and president of the National Action Network, will speak in Toledo tonight and tomorrow afternoon and in Bowling Green tomorrow morning to encourage Americans to vote on Nov. 4.

Mr. Sharpton's "Not This Time" campaign seeks to unite civil rights, church, and student leaders to ensure there are no obstructions to voter participation.

"American voters cannot afford a repeat of the 2000 election. Every vote must count," Mr. Sharpton said in a statement.

He will speak at 7:30 tonight at The Worship Center, 2204 Collingwood Blvd., formerly First Unitarian Church, and at 10 a.m. tomorrow in the Bowen Thompson Student Union Ballroom on the campus of Bowling Green State University.

He also is scheduled to speak at 4:30 p.m. tomorrow at Braden United Methodist Church, 2013 Lawrence Ave.

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