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WBLS RADIO PERSONALITY DOUG BANKS OF THE NATIONALLY SYNDICATED ³DOUG BANKS MORNING SHOW,² RUSSELL SIMMONS AND HIP-HOP SUMMIT ACTION NETWORK ANNOUNCE EXCLUSIVE PARTNERSHIP FOR ³ONE MIND. ONE VOTE.² CAMPAIGN WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 7 AT THE MUSEUM OF TELEVISION AND RADIO
January 5, 2003 (New York, NY) WBLS Radio Personality Doug Banks of the nationally syndicated ³Doug Banks Morning Show,² Russell Simmons and Hip-Hop Summit Action Network have joined forces to announce a new voter registration initiative for the New Year, ³One Mind. One Vote.² This exclusive partnership, developed in support of the Hip-Hop Summit Action Networks Hip-Hop Team Vote¹s mission to register 20 million voters in five years, marks the first pairing of two of the most influential voices in the urban community. The official launch event will take place at ABC¹s ³Good Morning America² studio on Monday, January 19 in celebration of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday with a special broadcast session on the upcoming election and live performances from some of today¹s hottest superstars.
³The Doug Banks Morning Show,² syndicated nationally through ABC Radio Networks, reaches more than 2 million listeners daily and is heard locally on WBLS Radio FM from 6am to 10am Monday through Friday. HSAN¹s Voter Initiative, Hip-Hop Team Vote, is registering 4 million youth per year until 2008.
WHO: WBLS¹ DOUG BANKS OF THE ³DOUG BANKS MORNING SHOW,² RUSSELL SIMMONS, DR. BENJAMIN CHAVIS, HIP-HOP SUMMIT ACTION NETWORK
WHAT: ³ONE MIND. ONE VOTE² CAMPAIGN ANNOUNCEMENT
WHEN: WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 7
11AM to 12PM
WHERE: MUSEUM OF TELEVISION AND RADIO/STEVEN SPIELBERG GALLERY
25 WEST 52nd STREET