Join us for T.A.P. IN – Truth About Politics on Thursday (September 24) featuring Ray Shackleford, National President of Urban League Young Professionals, Algenita Davis, Professor at Texas Southern University and Shekira Dennis of Next Wave Strategic Consulting.

The panel will be moderated by Young Jas of 97.9 The Box.

As a radio group we have the responsibility to provide our listeners and online audience with the information to make informed and intelligent decisions. Regardless of the candidate and the political party, our focus will always be with the people. From ballot changes to election information to your rights as a voter; Radio One Houston feels that the best way to honor America is to equip our audience with the information to help shape their future. “It’s not our fault but it is our responsibility.”

This is the sentiment of most young people today when it comes to the upcoming election. The issues going on in our country were not ones that they created but they most certainly aim to face them head-on and fix.

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FAST FACTS

– Seventy percent of U.S. adults under age of 30 say they have talked with friends about politics, and 51% say they have tried to convince other young people to vote.

– Twenty-four percent have helped others register to vote, and 16% say they have volunteered for a political campaign

The Houston Area Urban League is committed to the effort to MAKE BLACK COUNT this 2020 Census. There is still time to be counted: www.my2020census.gov.

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