Becoming Mr. Biden's `deputy`, Ms. Harris made history 0Becoming Mr. Biden's `deputy`, Ms. Harris made history 0

(Dan Tri) – Ms. Kamala Harris’s official nomination as vice presidential candidate for Joe Biden has set a historic milestone for the role of women of color and Asian descent in the US.

US Democratic vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris.

According to the Guardian, Senator Kamala Harris – the daughter of an immigrant couple – has broken every ethnic barrier in her political career.

On the evening of August 19 local time, at the Democratic Party’s national convention held online, Ms. Harris officially accepted the nomination as vice presidential candidate of the Democratic Party to run alongside the candidate.

With the above decision, Ms. Harris made history by becoming the first woman of color and the first Asian American to officially become the vice presidential candidate of a political party in the US.

In her speech marking this historic milestone, Ms. Harris, 55, urged voters to go to the polls, accusing current President Donald Trump of having `divisive` leadership and `turning tragedy into

She said that America is currently in a state of `grief` under Mr. Trump’s leadership.

Becoming Mr. Biden's `deputy`, Ms. Harris made history

Ms. Harris accepted the Democratic Party’s nomination, officially becoming Mr. Joe Biden’s `deputy` candidate.

Ms. Harris was born in 1964. She is the daughter of Indian-American cancer researcher Shyamala Gopalan and Jamaican-American economist Donald Harris.

She considers family to be the foundation for her life and career.

“My mother taught me that public service gives purpose and meaning to life.

Becoming Mr. Biden's `deputy`, Ms. Harris made history

Ms. Harris (right) posed for a photo with her mother (center) at the 1989 graduation ceremony. She said her family was the foundation of her life and political career.

After graduating from Howard University in Washington DC, Ms. Harris pursued a career in criminal justice.

Before being nominated as vice presidential candidate, Ms. Harris was a direct opponent of Mr. Biden in the race to win the Democratic presidential ticket for the 2020 US presidential election.

Becoming Mr. Biden's `deputy`, Ms. Harris made history

Ms. Harris becoming the Democratic candidate is considered to attract votes from African-American voters.

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