We were cheering for Kamala Harris, and now it's offical, Madam Vice President!

Posted January 21, 2021 from United States
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Kamala Harris takes the oath of office, sworn in as Vice-President of the United States (Global News)....https://youtu.be/3uieu7whRE4

Four years after becoming the second Black American senator and first South Asian-American senator in history,

Kamala Harris was sworn in as the 49th Vice-President of the United States on Wednesday at Capitol Hill,

breaking another glass ceiling in America.

Harris is the first Black-American, South Asian-American, and female vice-president in U.S. history.

She was announced as Biden’s running mate in August 2020. She also served as attorney general of California prior to serving in the Senate.

Kamala Harris served as a member of the Democratic Party, as a United States senator from California from 2017 to 2021.

Black-American or African-American? South Asian-American or Indian-American? 

All minorities have their reasons for picking the subdivision identity. We claim the names, and we are labelled as well by folks that know and by folks that have no clue.

Black-Americans are born in the USA from many Black origins that we know about, like the Caribbean, just to name one.

Most of us cannot claim Africa, nor does Africa claim us. African-Americans are searching and sometimes finding their roots. Some claim Africa no matter what. 

South Asian-American covers so many countries of the Asian continent. Indian-American is from India but mistaken for Native American, also called Indians.

One day we will all be Americans. What a concept!  Someday another young lady will be sworn in that will be multicultural, and she will be just AMERICAN.

We are not there yet. But we shall overcome someday!

Kamala Harris was sworn in by the first Latina Supreme Court Justice Sonia Maria Sotomayor.

Why not Latin-American? No one says that anymore. It's just passe'.

(The irony is they don't call Biden the Irish-American president. They called Obama, the African-American president. The didn't call George Bush the English/German- American president.)

Just sayin!...JoMarie

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Nini Mappo
Jan 21
Jan 21

Okiez!!! Let the much anticipated road-map to and reconstruction of America begin!

Jan 21
Jan 21

Amen to that sister!!!

Tamarack Verrall
Jan 23
Jan 23

Hi JoMarie,
I am glad to see you celebrate Kamala Harris here. There is a wave of happiness across North America and reaching far across the world. I too, look toward the day when it is not so unusual. Shocking that it still is so unusual. In the meantime, how tremendous to be able to celebrate this victory and to have her in such an important position. Another piece of glass has been broken through the glass ceiling, with a woman who is loving, smart and strong.

Jan 23
Jan 23

Hi Tam,
It's always nice to see you. And yes, another glass ceiling broken! It is a time to celebrate!

Hello, dear JoMarie,

The irony that it's called "United" States of America, and yet there is this subdivision identity like you mentioned. You are right, why not just AMERICANS?

Congratulations to the first American woman as vice president. Hope we all live the day when we witness the first women American president. :)

Jan 26
Jan 26

The irony is they don't call Biden the Irish-American president. They called Obama, the African-American president. The didn't call George Bush the English/German- American. And you know how the break down for Kamala Harris. We need a correction. We shall overcome someday!