Democrat Kamala Harris Is First Woman of Color Nominated for VP by Major US Party

By Kyodo News 21 August 2020

WASHINGTON—Senator Kamala Harris on Wednesday said an administration under Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden will create a better and more inclusive United States, as she officially became the first black woman and Asian-American nominated to be vice president by a major US party.

“We must elect a president who will bring something different, something better, and do the important work. A president who will bring all of us together—black, white, Latino, Asian, indigenous—to achieve the future we collectively want,” she said in her nomination acceptance speech on the third day of the Democratic National Convention.

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