Chuck D & Eminem Promote “Make History Here” Easy-Access Voting Campaign

#Election2020 is coming down to the wire. Nationwide stadiums and arenas are opening their doors for safe, in-person voting.

(AllHipHop News) 

There are less than six days until voting for the 2020 general election comes to an end. With the COVID-19 pandemic still raging across the United States as well as some elected officials’ plots to close polling locations and remove ballot drop-off boxes, voting could be more difficult for some citizens this year than in the past.

In response, the nonpartisan Election Super Centers Project launched the “Make History Here” initiative to help ensure access to socially-distanced, in-person voting at the nation’s arenas and stadiums. Local election authorities, prominent athletes, and numerous NBA, MLB, NFL, NHL, and MLS teams are working to make the right to vote safer and easier.

“You’re used to going to these arenas to cheer on your favorite team. Now you can use these spaces to really make your voice heard in an even more profound way – by exercising your right to vote,” states Doc Rivers, head coach of the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers.

Two Hip Hop legends have also joined the “Make History Here” campaign. Chuck D and Eminem side with other celebrities such as LeBron James, Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, Orlando Bloom, Jeffrey Wright, Mariska Hargitay, D.L. Hughley, T.I., Sarah Silverman, DeAndre Jordan, and Maddie Ziegler in assisting to promote Election Super Centers.

“With less than a week to go before election day, we’re seeing record-breaking early voting numbers across the country, and this effort is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to encourage voters to make their voices heard at their favorite sporting venues,” says Public Enemy’s Chuck D. “Every American deserves access to a ballot, and every vote counts.”

Eminem adds, “Being able to head to a stadium or arena to vote makes it easier and safer than ever to use your voice. With six days left these are places you can go to and safely do it in-person. You only get one shot… sorry I couldn’t resist!”

Participating Stadiums & Arenas:

ARIZONA
  • Phoenix Suns – Veterans Memorial Coliseum
  • Arizona Coyotes – Gila River Arena
  • Arizona Cardinals – State Farm Stadium
  • University of Arizona – McKale Memorial Center
  • Surprise, Arizona — Surprise Stadium
  • Arkansas Razorbacks – Bud Walton Arena
CALIFORNIA
  • Golden State Warriors – Kaiser Permanente Arena
  • Golden State Warriors – Oakland Practice Facility
  • Golden State Warriors – Thrive City
  • Los Angeles Clippers – LA Forum
  • Los Angeles Dodgers – Dodgers Stadium
  • Los Angeles FC – Banc of California Stadium
  • Los Angeles Kings – Staples Center
  • Los Angeles Rams/Chargers – Sofi Stadium
  • Oakland Athletics — The Oakland Arena
  • Sacramento Kings – Golden 1 Center
  • San Francisco 49ers – Levi’s Stadium
  • Anaheim Ducks — Honda Center
COLORADO
  • Denver Nuggets — Pepsi Center
FLORIDA
  • Orlando Magic – Amway Center
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Raymond James Stadium
  • Tampa Bay Lightning – Amalie Arena
  • Florida State University – Donald L. Tucker Civic Center
  • Florida A&M – Alfred J. Lawson Center
GEORGIA
  • Atlanta Hawks – State Farm Arena
  • Georgia Tech – McCamish Pavilion
ILLINOIS
  • Grossinger Motor Arena
INDIANA
  • Indiana Pacers – Bankers Life Fieldhouse
  • Indianapolis Colts – Lucas Oil Stadium
  • Purdue University – Mackey Arena
KANSAS
  • Wichita State University – Charles Koch Arena
  • Wichita Thunder – Intrust Bank Arena
KENTUCKY
  • University of Louisville. – KFC Yum! Center
LOUISIANA
  • New Orleans Pelicans — Smoothie Center
MARYLAND
  • Morgan State University – Hughes Memorial
  • Baltimore Orioles – Camden Yards
  • University of Maryland – Xfinity Center
  • The Washington Football Team – FedEx Field
MASSACHUSETTS
  • Boston Red Sox – Fenway Park
MICHIGAN
  • Detroit Pistons – Henry Ford Performance Center
MISSOURI
  • Kansas City Chiefs – Arrowhead Stadium
  • University of Missouri – Mizzou Arena
NEW JERSEY
  • New Jersey Devils – Prudential Center
NEW YORK
  • Brooklyn Nets – Barclays Center
  • New York Knicks – Madison Square Garden
NORTH CAROLINA
  • Charlotte Hornets – Spectrum Center
  • Carolina Panthers – Bank of America Stadium
  • Greensboro Swarm – Fieldhouse at Greensboro
OHIO
  • Cleveland Cavaliers – Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse
PENNSYLVANIA
  • Penn State University — Bryce Jordan Center
  • Pittsburgh Penguins – PPG Paints Arena
TEXAS
  • Houston Rockets – Toyota Center
  • Houston Texans – NRG Stadium
  • University of Houston — Student Center
  • Dallas Mavericks – American Airlines Center
  • Rice University — Rice Stadium
  • San Antonio Spurs – AT&T Center
UTAH
  • Utah Jazz – Vivint Arena
WASHINGTON, DC
  • Washington Wizards / Capitals – Capital One Arena
  • Washington Nationals – Nationals Park
  • Washington Nationals – Nationals Youth Baseball Academy
  • Washington Mystics — Entertainment and Sports Arena
  • University of the District of Columbia — Univ. of D.C. Gymnasium
WISCONSIN
  • Green Bay Packers – Johnsonville Tailgate Village
WASHINGTON
  • Seattle Seahawks – Century Link Field
  • Seattle Sounders – Century Link Field
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