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Kamala Harris, Daughter of Jamaican and Indian Immigrants, Elected Nation’s First Female Vice President

posted on November 9, 2020

The Washington Post‘s Chelsea Janes reports that Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris brings many “firsts” to her role. “Kamala Devi Harris, a daughter of Indian and Jamaican immigrants, is set to become the highest-ranking woman in the nation’s 244-year existence, as well as a high-profile representation of the country’s increasingly diverse composition,” Janes writes. Her husband, Doug Emhoff, is also breaking barriers: “He will be the first Jewish person to be among the group of presidents, vice presidents and their spouses—and the first male spouse, ever.”

Read at The Washington Post