WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the presidential race between Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton (EDT):
Basketball star and Ohio native LeBron James is endorsing Hillary Clinton for president.
James says Clinton is a “champion for children and their futures.” He also says Clinton is running on a message of “hope and unity” that is needed to address violence in black communities.
The Cleveland Cavaliers star cast a vote for Clinton as a way to build on the legacy of President Barack Obama.
James detailed his support for Clinton in an op-ed in Business Insider and the Akron Beacon Journal. The Akron, Ohio, native announced his support on the eve of Clinton’s visit to his hometown.
Presidential Election 2016: Celebrity Endorsements
1. Azealia BanksSource:Twitter 1 of 14
2. Beyonce for Hillary ClintonSource:AP 2 of 14
3. Snoop Dogg for Hillary ClintonSource:AP 3 of 14
4. Jennifer Lopez for Hillary ClintonSource:AP 4 of 14
5. Kerry Washington for Hillary ClintonSource:AP 5 of 14
6. Uzo AdubaSource:Twitter 6 of 14
7. John Legend for Hillary ClintonSource:PR Photos 7 of 14
8. Killer MikeSource:Instagram 8 of 14
9. Katy PerrySource:Instagram 9 of 14
10. Kim Kardashian WestSource:Instagram 10 of 14
11. TISource:Instagram 11 of 14
12. K. MichelleSource:Instagram 12 of 14
13. Britney SpearsSource:Instagram 13 of 14
14. Kendall Jenner for Hillary ClintonSource:Instagram 14 of 14
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