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Ja'Mal Green drops out of the mayor's race

Dec 31, 2018 - Chicago Sun-Times

The youngest candidate in the race for mayor, 20-something activist Ja'Mal Green, is calling it quits.

Green told reporters Monday that he just didn't have the cash to "run a winning campaign."

"A lot of people laughed at my ambition," he said. "Over the past year, we have turned naysayers into believers. They saw a kid, until they heard our policies, until they saw our commitment ... ."

Surrounded by his young family, Green said that, as an activist and candidate, he had a...