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BET News Premieres One-Hour Special “When We All Vote” Hosted by Angela Rye on Wednesday October 3 at 10:00 PM ET/PT

October 2, 2018 at 2:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 2, 2018-- On Wednesday, October 3, at 10 PM, ET/PT, BET News will broadcast When We All Vote, a news special hosted by noted political pundit Angela Ryethat aims educate and inspire viewers to register and vote in the upcoming midterm elections.

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Angela Rye

Angela Rye

Shot on location in Houston, Miami and at Spelman College in Atlanta, this BET News special highlights the grassroots efforts of When We All Vote– a new voter registration initiative led by former first lady Michelle Obama.

When We All Vote, a BET News special, features appearances by Michelle Obama, Janelle Monae, Chris Paul, Tom Hanks, Kelly Rowland, Fat Joe, Erica Campbell, Kendrick Sampsonand more. This special will also include voices of students and other first-time voters speaking out on the rights and responsibilities we all have as citizens in shaping our democracy by registering to vote.


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