Kamala Harris – The First Ever Lady Vice President of USA | Inspiring Story of Kamala Harris
Hello Guys!! Here we came up with the Inspiring Story of Black and Indian-American Vice President of United States, Kamala Harris. The Democratic Presidential Candidate Joe Biden picked up Kamala Harris as his running mate in August.
The Black Woman, popularly known as “female Obama”, a first time Senator has scripted history by becoming the first woman, Black and Indian-American Vice President of United States of America.
Kamal Harris in August was picked up by the Democratic Presidential Candidate Joe Biden as the running mate, months after Kamala suspended her own presidential dreams because of financial issues. She suspended her dreams due to the resources to continue the campaign.
Who is Kamala Harris?
Kamala Harris or in full Kamala Devi Harris, born on October 20, 1964, Oakland, California, US. Her father, who was a Jamaican, taught at the Stanford University. Kamala’s mother was the daughter of an Indian Diplomat, was a cancer researcher.
Kamala completed her Bachelors in Arts in Political Science and Economics in 1986 at Howard University. Meanwhile Kamala Harris also earned a Law Degree from Hastings College in 1989.
Kamala Harris Professional Success-oriented Life History
Miss Harris worked as Deputy District Attorney (1990-98) in Oakland, where she earned respect and reputation for her toughness as she prosecuted case of gang violence, sexual abuse, and drug trafficking. Kamala rose on the rank, becoming District Attorney in 2004.
In the year 2010, Kamala Harris was elected as the Attorney General of California winning just by a margin. By this win, she became the first female African American to hold the post. On taking into account, she demonstrated political independence. She rejected the pressure from the administration of President Barack Obama on her to settle a lawsuit against mortgage lenders for the biased and unfair practices.
Kamala Harris pressed the California’s case in the year 2012 and had won the judgement five times higher than the original judgement. Her refusal on the subject matter to defend Proposition 8 (2008), that banned same-sex marriage, which got overturned in 2013.
Kamala Harris Books
Kamala wrote Smart on Crime (2009); co-written with Joan O’C. Hamilton. The book was considered a model of implementation in order to deal with the problems of the criminal recidivism. She has also included her Children’s book “Superheroes Are Everywhere” and her memoir “The Truths We Hold: An American Journey”
Kamala Harris Journey to Vice-President of United States
Miss Harris had certainly made a history as the first Black woman to become the US Vice President. The Senator of California and the first of South Asian descent elected to the serve vice presidency. On taking the Oath of Vice President, Kamala Harris will become the highest ranking woman ever to serve the United States of America.
The 56-year-old Californian Senator is one among three Asian Americans in the Senate. Kamala Harris is the first Indo-American to serve in the chamber. She was chosen by Joe Biden (the 46th President of United Stated) as his running mate because he recognized the crucial role of the Black Voters of America to defeat the Present President of US, Mr Donald Trump.
Miss Harris is the third woman candidate being selected as the Vice President on a major party ticket. The former women candidates were Sarah Palin (2008), Alaska Governor and the New York representative Geraldine Ferraro (1984).
Kamala Harris Titles
During the presidentship of Barack Obama, a decade ago, on “Late Show with David Letterman”, a journalist called Harris as the “female Obama”. Later Tony Pinto, a small businessman from Willoughby called Harris “A Young Female Version of the President”.
Kamala considered to be very close to Obama (the first black president) who always endorsed Kamala in her various elections that includes the US Senate of 2016.
Kamala Harris Success Speeches
Usually in various victory speeches, Kamala said that whenever she will occupy the the Vice-President’s office, she would not be the last. It was the recorded speech of Kamala in one of speech in public.
Now this overwhelming victory of Kamala Harris indicates that there is no door close to the Indian-American public life to serve the nation. She had suffered for being black and from this victory she will bring about the change. The inspirational power of American Dream, Kamala knows – wrote by the Executive Director of IMPACT, Neil Makhija and published by CNN at the time of presidential campaign.
What Roles did Voter’s Play in Victory of Kamala Harris?
There were around 1.3 Million Indo-American Voters in this election of 2020. About 200,000 voters in the battle ground state of Pennsylvania and 125,000 in Michigan. The people of the states of the Indian-American voters played a crucial role in this election. This results to the massive win of Kamala Harris.
Kamala Harris Marriage
Miss. Harris married to Douglas Emhoff, a lawyer by profession for the past six years. She is the step-mother of two children, Cole and Ella who are her “endless source of pure joy and love”.
Why Joe Biden Chose Kamala Harris?
This question comes to the mind that why Miss Harris picked up by Biden, where there were many options available. President-elect Joe Biden said “he want to make a revolution in the history of America. This will be an honour to serve with Miss Kamala Harris. She is the only woman who will make the history as elected the first women Vice President, the first black woman to serve the country, the first woman of South Asian Descent, and ofcourse the daughter of the immigrants ever elected to the national office of this country.
Did PM Modi Greeted Kamala Harris for her Victory?
The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi tweeted the congratulation message to the Vice-President-elect Miss Kamala Harris. Here is the tweet of PM Narendra Modi.
Heartiest congratulations @KamalaHarris! Your success is pathbreaking, and a matter of immense pride not just for your chittis, but also for all Indian-Americans. I am confident that the vibrant India-US ties will get even stronger with your support and leadership.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 7, 2020
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Some FAQs Related to Kamala Harris
Kamala Harris is Indian-Jamaican born in Oakland, California.
56 Years (born on October 20, 1964).
Kamala married to Douglas Emhoff, a lawyer by profession.
Miss Harris is the step-mother of two children Cole and Ella.
“Female Obama” & “A Young Female Version of President”.
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