Doug Banks Teams With HSAN To Register Voters

Morning personality Doug Banks has teamed with Russell Simmons' Hip-Hop Summit Action Network to create a partnership aimed at registering voters.Dubbed "One Mind. One Vote," the partnership's goal is to register 20 million new voters by the year 2008.The partnership will be offically launched January 19 at ABC's "Good Morning America" studios in celebration of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.Banks will host a special broadcast about the upcoming elections and will also feature live performances from various artists."The Doug Banks Morning Show," is syndicated nationally through ABC Radio Networks and reaches more than 2 million listeners per day.In related news, Simmons will hold the first of a series of 2004 Hip-Hop Summits on January 31st during the Super Bowl Weekend at Texas

Southern University.Sean "P. Diddy" Combs, Beyonce, Master P, Lil' Romeo, Busta Rhymes, Jermaine Dupri, Scarface, Erykah Badu, James Prince and others will attend.