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Between the Black female activists in Georgia and Kamala Harris’ vice presidency, we are in good hands

Kamala Harris is sworn in as Vice President on January 20, 2021 in Washington, D.C. Photo: Rob Carr/Getty Images


The TL is full of AKAs showing out and supporters rocking VP Harris’ go-to fashions

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Yes, she is Black and Indian, but never forget that in this role she represents White women too

Kamala Harris giving a speech, she is smiling widely.
Kamala Harris giving a speech, she is smiling widely.
Kamala Harris addresses supporters at the drive- rally Monday night, Nov.2, 2020 at Citizens Bank Park parking lot in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Photo: Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times/Getty Images


The organization has a long tradition of being politically active

A group of AKA members dance onstage at a Biden/Harris event.
A group of AKA members dance onstage at a Biden/Harris event.
Members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority dance during an early voting mobilization event at the Central Florida Fairgrounds on October 19, 2020 in Orlando, Florida. Photo: Octavio Jones/Getty Images


This election, we’re in for the fight for our lives

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Democratic vice presidential nominee and senator from California Kamala Harris during the vice presidential debate in Kingsbury Hall at the University of Utah on October 7, 2020, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Photos: Justin Sullivan/Pool/AFP/Getty Images


Black women see themselves in Kamala’s ‘I’m speaking’ face

Kamala Harris during the Vice Presidential debate on October 7th, 2020.
Kamala Harris during the Vice Presidential debate on October 7th, 2020.
U.S. Democratic vice presidential nominee and Senator from California Kamala Harris gestures during the vice presidential debate in Kingsbury Hall at the University of Utah on October 7, 2020, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Photo: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images


The vice presidential debate was a smackdown — and a warning

Sen. Kamala Harris in the vice presidential debate against Vice President Mike Pence on October 7, 2020, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images


She offers an opportunity for me to share my family’s island ancestry

Closeup photo of Kamala Harris with a slight smile on her face, hand on chin.
Closeup photo of Kamala Harris with a slight smile on her face, hand on chin.
Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), running mate of Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee former Vice President Joe Biden, attends a coronavirus briefing at a makeshift studio at the Hotel DuPont on August 13, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images


Some are proud. Some are not. Here’s how identity politics play out.

Democratic vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris sits and listen to Joe Biden’s remarks at the Alexis Dupont High School.
Democratic vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris sits and listen to Joe Biden’s remarks at the Alexis Dupont High School.
Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images


Harris as a vice presidential pick is actually a good choice for Biden and the nation

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