Kennedy invokes Harold Washington: Take Pritzker’s cash but give me your vote


Chris Kennedy has taken a page out of the late Mayor Harold Washington’s playbook in talking about all the cash J.B. Pritzker is throwing at black ward organizations.

Pritzker needs to buy forgiveness after those insulting comments he made about African-American politicians were caught on FBI tape and made public in the Tribune last month.

Since then, Pritzker has been meeting privately with black ministers, and writing checks to black ward organizations — and I figure some walking around cash, too — to buy some love.

A whole lotta love.

“Since J.B. Pritzker started his apology tour for those comments about African American leadership, he’s given $374,000 to political organizations across the state, more than $159,000 of which went to committeemen…

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