Democratic vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris to visit Flint, Detroit today

Additional details to be released by Biden-Harris campaign

Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) (Carolyn Kaster, Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)

DETROIT – On Tuesday Democratic vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris will campaign in Flint and Detroit, the Biden-Harris campaign announced Sunday.

Additional details about the trip were released by the Biden-Harris campaign Monday afternoon.

In the morning, Harris will tour small businesses in Flint that have been impacted by the pandemic. The Biden-Harris campaign did not provide information on what time the Flint event begins.

Then on Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. she is scheduled to travel to Detroit and participate in a roundtable conversation with Black men.

Afterward, Harris will take part in a voter mobilization event at 6:15 p.m. to elevate National Voter Registration Day and highlight Sept. 24, the first day Michiganders can start voting in person.

Harris' trip to Michigan comes as Detroit struggles with increased crime and months of racial unrest. She is visiting Flint after the State of Michigan announced a $600 million settlement in lawsuits related to the Flint Water Crisis.

The presidential election is taking place Tuesday, Nov. 3. Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson made an appearance on Flashpoint Sunday and talked about mail-in voting as absentee ballots get mailed out this week.

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