Magic Johnson to campaign for Biden in Michigan
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Earvin "Magic" Johnson is hitting the campaign trail for Joe BidenJoe BidenDemocrats warn GOP will regret Barrett confirmation Trump campaign eyes election night party at his sold-out DC hotel Harris blasts GOP for confirming Amy Coney Barrett: 'We won't forget this' MORE, heading to two stops in a swing state to support the Democratic presidential nominee's White House bid.

The former Los Angeles Lakers star player, who played for Michigan State before entering the NBA, will travel to Detroit and Lansing for a pair of weekend events, Biden's campaign announced Friday.

On Saturday, Johnson will participate in what the campaign's dubbing a " 'Shop Talk' roundtable conversation about voting with Black men." He'll also participate in a voter mobilization event in Lansing that day to promote early voting in the state.


The 61-year-old entrepreneur has been vocal with his get-out-the-vote message on Twitter, frequently urging his 5 million followers to register to vote and cast their ballots.

Johnson — who's been critical of President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump admin to announce coronavirus vaccine will be covered under Medicare, Medicaid: report Election officials say they're getting suspicious emails that may be part of malicious attack on voting: report McConnell tees up Trump judicial pick following Supreme Court vote MORE and once compared him to a "dictator" — supported Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonHouse Judiciary Republicans mockingly tweet 'Happy Birthday' to Hillary Clinton after Barrett confirmation Hillary Clinton tweets 'vote them out' after Senate GOP confirm Barrett CNN: Kayleigh McEnany praised Biden as 'man of the people' in 2015 MORE in the 2016 White House race.