* NBC 5…
Kina Collins stepped down from her role as Pritker’s field organizer after a scandal broke out last week regarding tapes that surfaced of Pritzker making controversial comments about African-American leaders. […]
“I knew I would disappoint my community more had I stayed,” Collins said.
“As great as apologies are, I don’t necessarily think we have to elect you into the highest position in Illinois,” she said. […]
Collins said she has no plans to give up on politics and has been hired by Sameena Mustafa, a democratic candidate running for Congress in the 5th Congressional District opposing Mike Quigley.
“We are in a moment where it’s not just to say we want women and women of color to show up at the polls,” Mustafa said. “We need to hire them, we need to elect them, that’s where we’re at, it is that ‘times up’ moment about parity.”