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09 November 2020 - Kamala Harris becomes first multiracial female Vice President

Publié par Marion Coste le 09/11/2020

Read Kamala Harris' full speech after historic election win

ABC News, 08/11/2020

Kamala Harris addressed the nation Saturday night after her historic election as vice president of the United States.

Harris, the California senator and daughter of immigrants who broke many barriers in her political career, is set to become the first female vice president in the nation's history after her apparent win with former Vice President Joe Biden in the state of Pennsylvania.

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The meaning of Kamala Harris: the woman who will break new ground as vice-president

Arwa Mahdawi (The Guardian, 08/11/2020)

Kamala Harris has spent her life crashing through glass ceilings and accumulating “firsts”. She was the first female district attorney of San Francisco, the first female attorney general of California, the first Indian American in the US Senate, the first Indian American candidate of a major party to run for vice-president. Soon she will become the first female vice-president. If Joe Biden only serves one term, as expected, there is a chance that in 2024 she could become the first black female president.

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America calls on Kamala Harris — and Black women — to clean up its mess

Karen Attiah (The Washington Post, 07/11/2020)

Sen. Kamala D. Harris can now add Shatterer of Glass Ceilings to her already impressive résumé.

One hundred years after women in America secured the right to vote, Harris is now set to become the first woman to become vice president of the United States. Harris, born to an Indian mother and a Jamaican father, will also be the first nonwhite woman to occupy the office.

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US Election: Jamaicans burst with pride as Kamala Harris makes history

Loop Jamaica, 07/11/2020

Jamaicans are now over the moon at the fact that a woman with Jamaican ancestry will become vice-president of the United States.

Kamala Harris, 56, who created history when she and Joe Biden were on Saturday declared the presumptive winners (subject to final counts) of the November 3 presidential election, will be the first woman vice president and the first person of colour to hold that office. The vice president is first in line to the presidency and this has taken on added significance as Biden, at 77, will be the oldest man to be inaugurated as United States president.

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