Takes It To The Streets For “Barack Talk”

(AllHipHop News) With the 2012 Presidential Election quickly approaching, tuning in to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address on Tuesday, January 24 is more important than ever.

The issues he chooses to focus on, and his accompanying solutions, will offer the most powerful chance for President Obama to make a case for a second term.’s Gina Torres took to the streets of Newark, New Jersey, to speak with some of its citizens about the pressing issues they feel are most important for addressing during the president’s State of the Union speech.

Check out the video below to hear their suggestions:

[youtube] has partnered with national non-profit organization, The League Of Young Voters Education Fund and Rock The Vote for the second annual #BarackTalk, a State of the Union roundtable discussion and watch party.

The event will broadcast live from Busboys and Poets, one of our capitol’s cultural hotspots, at 5th and K in Washington, D.C. at 7:30 p.m. EST.

#BarackTalk will kick off with a series of panel discussions about the biggest issues facing Millennials before the 2012 presidential election.

The party begins when President Barack Obama starts his fourth State of the Union address, and will conclude with analysis and discussion by some of the best and brightest minds in entertainment and politics.

Check back for more stories and details on #BarackTalk from now until Tuesday.

For more information on the State of the Union viewing event and all details surrounding the President’s address, please visit

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