[:en]Kamala Harris Turns into First Feminine, First Black U.S. Vice President[:]
Kamala Harris has taken oath as vice chairman of america and made a historical past as the primary feminine, first black and first Asian-American US vice-president.
She was sworn in a couple of minutes earlier than Joe Biden who has taken oath because the forty sixth U.S. president. Harris initially ran for the Democratic nomination.
Earlier than taking the oath the U.S. Capitol, Kamala Harris paid tribute to these ladies who got here earlier than her. “I stand on their shoulders,” she mentioned in a video.
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Who’s Kamala Harris?
Kamala Harris, 56, was born in Oakland, California. Her father, a Jamaican, taught at Stanford College, and her mom, the daughter of an Indian diplomat, was a most cancers researcher.
Kamala studied at political science and economics (B.A., 1986) at Howard College and earned a regulation diploma (1989) from Hastings School.
She subsequently labored as a deputy district lawyer for eight years since 1990 in Oakland. She earned a repute for toughness as she prosecuted circumstances of gang violence, drug trafficking, and sexual abuse.
Harris rose by the ranks and have become district lawyer in 2004. She was narrowly elected lawyer basic of California in 2010 and oversaw the most important state justice division in america.
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