Sen. Kamala Harris History Is Made As Twitter Reacts To Joe Biden’s 2020 Running Mate

Sen. Kamala Harris History Is Made As Twitter Reacts To Joe Biden’s 2020 Running Mate

The California Senator is the first Black woman and HBCU alumni chosen as a vice presidential candidate.

Published August 11th

Sen. Kamala Harris has been chosen as Joe Biden’s running mate. She is the first Black woman, Indian-American and HBCU alumni to be chosen as a vice presidential candidate.

Biden tweeted out, “I have the great honor to announce that I’ve picked @KamalaHarris — a fearless fighter for the little guy, and one of the country’s finest public servants — as my running mate.”

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While Harris is the first Black woman to receive the Democratic nomination, the legendary Shirley Chisholm was the first Black candidate to run for a major party’s nomination for President of the United States and the first woman to run for the Demorcatic nomination. 

Twitter is one fire with reactions. See the celebration below:

 

Written by BET Staff

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