Kamala Harris Birthday: Five interesting facts to know about US Vice President – Free Press Journal

Kamala Harris’ journey is nothing short of an inspiration. Her win in the US polls in 2020 was historic as she became the first woman of African-American and South Asian descent to become United States’ Vice President.
Harris, an alumna of University of California Hastings College of Law, has broken glass ceilings and held important positions in the field of law including being Attorney general for the state of California.
Kamala Harris or Kamala Devi Harris will be turning 58 on Thursday, October 20. Here are some facts you should know about her:
Kamala comes from a family of academicians. Her father, who was Jamaican was an educator at Stanford University and her mother, born to Indian diplomat, was a cancer researcher. She also has a younger sister Maya also became a public policy advocate later.
The Vice President holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and economics apart from being a law graduate.
Kamala, who was born in Oakland, was the first South Asian and second of African-American descent to become US Senate in 2016.
Interestingly, Kamala had initially filed her candidacy for presidential race but had to withdraw due to some issues before she filed nominations for the post of Vice president ahead of 2020 polls and eventually defeating incumbent President Donald Trump.
Kamala Harris, who married to corporate lawyer Doug Emhoff, has authored three books titled: Smart on Crime: A Career Prosecutor’s Plan to Make Us Safer, The Truths We Hold: An American Journey and Superheroes Are Everywhere.
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