The presidential election happening in America has become very interesting. Joe Biden has defeated current President Donald Trump. For the first time, America has got a female Vice President. Kamala Harris has won the election of Vice President. In such a situation, let's know who Kamla Harris is, how was her journey so far.
Who is Kamala Harris
Kamala Harris is the daughter of an Indian mother and Jamaican father. She is the first American of Indian origin to reach the post of Vice President in the US. Harris was born in Auckland in 1964 to an Indian mother, Shyamala Gopalan Harris and Jamaican father, Donald Harris. Her father was a professor of economics at Stanford University and mother has been a breast cancer scientist. Kamala Harris's mother raised Kamala alone after her husband divorced her. She grew up with an Indian heritage, coming to India with her mother.
Like her mother and father, Harish is also very educated. She graduated from Brown University in 1998. He then earned a law degree from the University of California and then joined the San Francisco District Attorney's Office, where he was in charge of the Career Criminal Unit.
How was their journey
Harris' journey up to becoming the Vice President of the US was extremely interesting. He was first elected as District Attorney of the County of San Francisco in 2003. She then became the Attorney General of California. Harris was sworn in as a United States Senator from California in 2017. She was the second black woman to do so. He also served on Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee, Select Committee on Intelligence, Judicial Committee and Budget Committee.
Gradually, she became popular among the people. Especially his speeches got a lot of support during the 'Black Lives Matter' campaign. Harris often speaks of the need to end systemic racism.
Harris announced his own candidacy for the 2020 presidential elections on January 21, 2019. However, she withdrew from the race on 3 December and has been a vocal supporter of Biden since then.
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