The third round of Democratic presidential debates will be held at Texas Southern University, a historically black public university, on September 12 and 13, the university announced Sunday.
The event will be hosted by ABC News and Univision.
The Democratic National Committee announced the debate would be in Houston, Texas, earlier this month.
Texas Southern University will serve as the venue for the third Democratic primary debate, to be held Thursday and Friday, September 12-13, 2019, in the Health & Physical Education (H&PE) Arena. pic.twitter.com/Mr7tCdyvku
— Texas Southern University (@TexasSouthern) July 21, 2019
“As the heart and soul of Houston, Texas Southern University is proud to serve as the venue for for such a prestigious event,” TSU President Dr. Austin A. Lane said in a statement.
“Not only does this reflect positively on the university and the City of Houston, it also provides our students with opportunities to work directly with ABC and its partners to gain valuable experience throughout the process.”
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SOURCE: The Hill, Chris Mills Rodrigo