Never heard of Kamala Harris? You will …

Kamala Harris is the  daughter of an Indian American mother and Jamaican American father, She was raised in Berkeley, where she was introduced to civil rights activism from a young age. She served two terms as the district attorney of San Francisco, the first woman to hold the position, before being elected the first female attorney general of California.

In January 2017, Harris became the first Indian American woman and only the second black woman to serve in the US Senate. She is a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee where she has made herself unpopular with Republicans by tough questioning concerning links between the Trump administration and the Russians.

You are going to hear more about this assertive and ambitious woman who is determined to be heard in Congress.

You can read more about Kamala Harris here.

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