Kamala Harris accepts Democratic Party nomination for Vice President

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Kamala Harris

Kamala Harris accepts Democratic Party nomination for Vice President

Kamala Harris, senator from California, accepts the Democratic Party nomination to be Vice President on the ticket with former vice president Joe Biden. RELATED: Joe Biden accepts the nomination for President

In 2017, Kamala D. Harris was sworn in as a United States Senator for California, the second African-American woman and first South Asian-American senator in history.

She serves on the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, the Select Committee on Intelligence, the Committee on the Judiciary, and the Committee on the Budget.

Kamala has spent her life fighting injustice. It’s a passion that was first inspired by her mother, Shyamala, an Indian-American immigrant, activist, and breast cancer researcher. 

Harris On the Issues

People are rightfully angry and exhausted. And after the murders of Breonna and George and Ahmnaud and so many others, it’s no wonder people are taking to the streets

Growing up in Oakland, Kamala had a stroller-eye view of the Civil Rights movement. Through the example of courageous leaders like Thurgood Marshall, Constance Baker Motley, and Charles Hamilton Houston, Kamala learned the kind of character it requires to stand up to the powerful, and resolved to spend her life advocating for those who could not defend themselves.  

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