Alicia Keys to promote early voting at Greensboro rally
GREENSBORO, N.C. — It’s been more than six weeks since President Barack Obama brought his presidential campaign to North Carolina, but his surrogates are lining up their visits.
Grammy award-winning artist Alicia Keys on Friday promotes early voting efforts at rallies in Greensboro and Raleigh.
Keys will be at N.C. A&T State University for her Early Vote Rally, which will take place around 2 p.m. at the university’s Memorial Student Union at 1601 East Market St.
The musician will then travel to Raleigh for another similar rally slated to begin at 5 p.m. at Chavis Park on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.
Civil rights legend Rev. Jesse Jackson is also visiting university campuses in Durham and Chapel Hill.
Vice President Joe Biden’s wife and son are in western North Carolina on Sunday. Jill Biden and Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden campaign in Huntersville and Asheville.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.