Rev. Dr. Howard-John Wesley, Pastor of the historic Alfred Street Baptist Church is going viral for preaching on not only the importance of voting but the truth about voting.
His speech moved listeners to share his words on why everyone needs to vote in November. Listen to Rickey’s challenge to you this voting season.
If you haven’t watched the Reverend’s speech, check it out below.
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Election Day Reports Of Voter Suppression And Faulty Voting Machines Have Already Begun
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MD State Board of Elections reporting number: "There are....64... callers ahead of you". I'm guessing non ADA compliant polling places are a significant problem this morning #ElectionDay— Dr Erin Ryan (@erinleeryan) November 6, 2018
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#Happening at my #polling place at 12th / Carpenter = disgraceful. The poll workers are still trying to set up voting machines, on tech support “pushing buttons”, people are dropping out of line, no one has voted here. @PhiladelphiaGov #vote #MidtermElections2018— Leslie (@Chapterless) November 6, 2018
5. North Carolina
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In Wendell, NC not all ballots are being counted by the machine. It’s humid and damp in the room and the machine can’t read them all. They’re going in an “emergency bin” with assurances they’ll be counted. @WRAL @HeadCountOrg #MidtermElections2018— Kevin Flinn (@kflinn1) November 6, 2018
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My polling place has a v long line and they just came out to say 1 of their 2 machines is broken. #MidtermElections2018— Regan Fletcher Stephens (@ReganStephens) November 6, 2018
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This isn’t just voter suppression. It’s a blatant attempt at voter intimidation in El Paso.— Kaz Weida (@kazweida) November 6, 2018
Let’s figure out how get this community safely to the polls tomorrow. They deserve to be heard.#WaveCast #WaveCastTX https://t.co/n7WBZKA0GK
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Election Day Eve got off to a bumpy start this morning in #WalnutCreek. A power outage for 20 minutes forced some voters to have to go to Antioch because voting machines were down at City Hall. Good news: power is back up! #EarlyVoting #GetOutAndVote #MidtermElections2018 pic.twitter.com/X17t0olWqI— Melissa Colorado (@melissacolorado) November 5, 2018