Al Sharpton to visit Central State University

Rev. Al Sharpton
Rev. Al Sharpton speaks during a rally, Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, in New York. The rally was held to address the medical examiner's report which came Friday saying that Eric Garner's death was caused by a chokehold, a banned police maneuver. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

WILBERFORCE, Ohio (WDTN) – The Reverend Al Sharpton is scheduled to visit the campus of Central State University tonight.

Sharpton will speak at a forum as part of his Voter Engagement Tour where he will stress the importance of voting and the role students play as global leaders of the future.

The presentation will be held at 7:00 p.m. in the Paul Robeson Cultural & Performing Arts Center, Auditorium.  It is open to the community. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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