VIDEO Story: Statewide voting rights teach-in comes to campus


On Feb. 11, statewide advocacy organizations sponsored a voting rights teach-in at NCCU to prepare students for the upcoming primaries and presidential election later this year. Professors, students, and activists convened at the Miller-Morgan Auditorium to discuss controversy surrounding recent voter ID laws passed by the North Carolina’s conservative state legislature.

Speakers from Scholars for North Carolina’s Future, the N.C. NAACP Youth Division, and others clarified the confusion surrounding ID requirements and encouraged students to exercise their right to vote. Voter registration to vote in the March primaries ends today, Friday, Feb. 19.

Kenneth Campbell is the multimedia news editor of the Campus Echo, NCCU ABJ President, and Lambda Pi Eta Public Relations Chair. He is a mass communication senior with a concentration in media studies & has a strong interests in multimedia storytelling. In the future, he plans to establish a multimedia production company.

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