LeBron uses star power to address voting rights
Monday, 28 September 2020
Cleveland—New Cleveland resident Steven Catudal was eager to register to vote in his adopted state of Ohio. He found an unlikely ally to thank for smoothing that process during a turbulent election year: basketball superstar LeBron James. The NBA legend has emerged as the most high-profile promoter of US civic engagement in all of sports. And his encouragement of Americans—particularly in minority communities—to express their power through voting has the potential to impact November’s election. LeBron James “I think it’s fantastic,” Catudal, a 23-year-old business consultant, told AFP after filling out voter registration and change-of-address forms...
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