Hillary Clinton encourages black women to run for office at Chicago fundraiser

Hillary Clinton was the keynote speaker at the Ida B. Wells Legacy Committee Fundraising Luncheon in Chicago Thursday.

The audience was made up of mostly African American women.

“Black women have done more than your part to stand up for American values and to keep us moving forward,” said Clinton.

Ninety-four percent of black women voters supported Clinton in the 2016 presidential election.

“It is not enough to thank black women, we need to support black women,” she said.

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