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Kamala Harris Accepts Democratic Party’s Nomination for Vice President

HeadlineAug 20, 2020

Senator Kamala Harris has accepted the Democratic vice-presidential nomination, becoming the first woman of color to run on a major party presidential ticket. Harris is the daughter of immigrants, an Indian mother and a Jamaican father. She accepted the nomination on the third day of the virtual Democratic National Convention, on an evening filled with the voices of women speaking about gun violence, immigration, climate change, domestic violence and more. Former President Barack Obama spoke just before Harris accepted the nomination, warning President Trump poses a grave threat to American democracy.

Barack Obama: “This administration has shown it will tear our democracy down, if that’s what it takes for them to win.”

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