In honor of black history month, Pathway's honors Kamala Harris, the daughter of an Indian mother and a Jamaican father, who broke a nearly two-century barrier in American politics long dominated by white men for centuries but on January 21st, 2021, the first female vice president.
Kamala Harris has made history as the first female, first black, and first Asian-American U.S. vice-president. Ms. Harris initially ran for the Democratic nomination, But Mr. Biden won the race and chose Ms. Harris as his running mate, describing her as "a fearless fighter for the little guy." Harris's political career has included many barrier-breaking moments, such as serving as California's first Black female attorney general and being the second Black woman elected to the U.S. Senate.
Kamala Harris's first speech as Vice President addresses women all over the world. She asserts, "Tonight I reflect on their struggle, their determination and the strength of their vision to see what can be unburdened by what has been...," "While I may be the first woman in this office, I will not be the last," Harris's victory gives hope to women, asserting that all women can lead in the political positions that men have dominated for centuries.