Trustee quits as being Obama’s delegate

Sliwinski quits as Delegate over her comments to her neighbors kids. Here’s an article posted in the Chicago Sun Times,CST-NWS-trustee08.article

Delegate for Obama quits over remark

CARPENTERSVILLE | Says when she called black kids ‘monkeys,’ she was asking them to get out of tree

April 8, 2008

Moving to nip in the bud some potential bad press, White House hopeful Barack Obama’s campaign persuaded a delegate to step down after she was ticketed for calling her neighbor’s African-American children “monkeys.”

Linda Ramirez-Sliwinski, a Carpentersville village trustee, was elected as an Obama delegate to the Democratic National Convention. She sports an Obama sign in her front yard.


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