Tony Dejak / APThen-first lady Michelle Obama speaks while NBA star LeBron James listens at the University of Akron in Ohio on Oct. 21, 2015. (Tony Dejak / AP)
A voter initiative led by former first lady Michelle Obama is partnering with a similar group founded by NBA star LeBron James and other prominent black athletes and entertainers to sponsor events in major U.S. cities starting next week to generate excitement about voting early for the Nov. 3 election.
Both Obama and James have endorsed Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and harshly criticized President Donald Trump.
The former first lady’s When We All Vote and the Los Angeles Laker’s More Than A Vote are teaming to provide information, transportation, food, music, personal protective equipment and other support at early voting sites around the country Oct. 18-31.
“Millions of Americans have already cast their ballot and with only