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6 • BENNETT BANNER -OCTOBER 27, 1994
Adams says more
students should vote
(From left), Anisteen Pack-Lovelace accompanied by Tara Coates, a junior majoring
in biology at the conference.
Belies attend forestry conference
FourBelles joined 200 other students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities
throughout the United States and Puerto Rico to participate in the Minorities in Forestry
conference at Colorado State University, Oct. 2-4. Tara Coates, Rispba McCray, Shirelyn
Beauman, and Maxine Donaldson were accompanied by Anisteen Pack-Lovelace, who is on
assignment at Bennett from the Bureau of Land Management in Califomia. Students
participated in activities such as tree planting and mountain climbing.
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1502 E. Market St.
Greensboro, N.C. 27401
Bus. (910) 272-3131 &3132
Home: (910) 697-1220
ROBERT R. SAMPSON, R, Ph.
"Serving The Community"
Alma Adams, director
and professor of the Humanities
division is running for the NC
House of Representatives 26th
Adams, who is temporarily
holding the seat, will be one of the
many candidates to vote on in the
Nov. 8 .Election. Currently cam
paigning, Adams says that the
efforts she put forth is meaning
less if people don’t vote. She says
many black people, students espe
cially, rarely vote.
“A large majority of
blacks don’t vote,” Adams said.
“Black students need to under
stand that voting is something that
has not always been a right”
Some students voters are reg
istered in Greensboro but many
are registered in their hometowns.
Adams says that registration is no
good if it is not utilizes.
“Y our registration should
move with you when you move. If
the move is temporary you are still
living in that community during
that time period the decisions made
may affect you,”Adams said.
“It takes three minutes to register,"
"Registration without voting
Being a graduate of A&T State
University, Adams speaks to A&T
students frequently about the im
portance of voting. “I make special
efforts to get to A&T,” Adams said.
“They have a terrible voting record.
They don’t realize that politics im
pacts them on a day to day basis. “
“For example, if elected one of
my major concerns is education,”
Adams said. “I would like to see the
legislation become more involved
in Black colleges because when it
comes to money we never get our
Adams believes that vot
ing is a right that should always be
“Every decision that is made
for and about you, with or without
you, is a political decision. You can
choose to become involved or be
eliminated,” Adams said.
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