Actress Angela Bassett at Obama phone bank in St. Pete today

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Actress Angela Bassett, who was raised in St. Petersburg, will rally Obama supporters Thursday, at 6 p.m., at the president’s St. Petersburg campaign office, reports William Mansell.

The movie actress will join the “Women for Obama” phone bank, which is described as a “network (that) provides women with resources and effective ways they can be advocates for President Obama as opinion leaders in their homes and communities.”

The Obama re-election campaign office is at 951 Central Ave.

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