Born on the 20th of October, 1964, Kamala Devi Harris, popularly known as Kamala Harris is an American politician, attorney and the current vice president elect of the United States of America.

Ms. Harris graduated from Howard University and the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.

She started her career in the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office, and was later enrolled to the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office, she proceeded to the City Attorney of San Francisco’s office.

Ms. Harris is the first African-American, first woman and first Asian-American to become Attorney General of California.

She is the first South Asian-American Attorney General in the nation, first Indian-American and second African-American woman to serve as a senator. She is also the first African-American woman to represent California in the Senate, and the first female Vice President in the United States.

Married to an American Lawyer, Dough Emhoff.  Harris is also a step mom to two children; Cole and Ella.

Ms. Harris has always known that the road to racial justice was quite broad right from the earliest days of her childhood. On the 7th of November, 2020, when she made her victory speech, she talked about her mother, Shyamala Gopalan Harris and all other women who made way for her to be this successful.

“While I may be the first woman in this office, I will not be the last—because every little girl watching tonight sees that this is a country of possibilities.” Ms. Harris said to a cheering audience in Wilmington, North California, USA.

Harris success encourages black women all over the world to keep moving irrespective of their race and skin color for someday, they’d be globally recognized for their positivity.

Sources: Facebook, NYTimes https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.nytimes.com/2020/11/07/us/politics/kamala-harris.amp.html , https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.cnn.com/cnn/2019/01/28/us/kamala-harris-fast-facts/index.html

Posted by:Sarah Usman

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