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WATCH: Kamala Harris, the daughter of immigrants from Jamaica and India, became the first Black person, first woman and first Asian American to serve as vice president after she was sworn in by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor

ICYMI: Kamala Harris became the first Black person, first woman and first Asian American to be sworn in as vice president of the United States

On TikTok and virtual social spaces, a younger generation is sharing the origins and nuances of a language historians say hasn’t received enough attention — Black American Sign Language.

WATCH: Kamala Harris became the first Black person, first woman and first Asian American to serve as vice president after she was sworn in by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor

[THREAD] by @AliLayaal  . This week’s #sayftyspotlight  is on @KamalaHarris , the 49th vice president @SenKamalaHarris ) of the United States. She is the first female, black, & Asian-American elected to the office of vice president (1/n)

ICYMI: Kamala Harris made history when she was sworn in as Joe Biden's vice president, becoming the first woman, the first Black American and the first Asian American to hold the second highest U.S. office

From 2011-17, she was the attorney general of California, becoming the first woman, first black & first South Asian American in this position. From 2017-21, she was the US Senator from California, becoming the first woman of South Asian heritage & second Black woman to do so(4/n)

On Friday, the US Senate confirmed President Biden’s selection for Defense Secretary, retired four-star Army General Lloyd Austin. Austin, a who led US Central Command from 2013 through 2016, will be the first black American to serve as Defense Secretary.

Influenced by Black critical tradition (e.g. Ture and Hamilton, Black Power), I early on helped develop social science concepts of institutional and systemic racism, as book Discrimination American Style (1978): & updated in 1986:

How Black barbers have become mental health advocates for African American men - CNN

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This February, we're celebrating the Black history makers who have helped shape and influence American culture. According to @GoogleTrends  data, these icons, events and movements are #TheMostSearched  in the U.S. → #BHM 

The 13th Amendment outlawed slavery—with one big caveat: “except as a punishment for a crime.” For a century and half, that’s been used to re-enslave American citizens (disproportionately black men). So I’m introducing a Constitutional amendment to end this abomination.

My Q to President Trump just now: Overall, U.S. unemployment rate fell by 1 %. Black unemployment rate went up .1%. Asian American rate went up by .5%. How is that a victory? His response to me: “You are something.” Note: It’s a crucial question.

These Black Lives Matter activists were invited on stage at a pro-Trump rally – and every American needs to hear what they said

Pres Trump claims the 1619 project distorts and "rewrites" American history. He says the project wrongly says America was founded on "oppression not freedom." Fact: At America's founding, kidnapped enslaved black people were exploited. The consequences of slavery continue today.

Happy birthday, America. Thank you for letting me live the American Dream. We must fight every day to make sure that dream is as true for a Black child born in Minneapolis as it was for a white bodybuilder born in Austria. via @attn 

To @realDonaldTrump  Through my ongoing conversations with friends, teammates, and leaders in the black community, I realize this is not an issue about the American flag. It has never been. We can no longer use the…

There is nothing new about American terrorist attacks against Black and Brown people for the expansion of American imperialism.

So if African-American unemployment is now at the lowest number in history, median income the highest, and you then add all of the other things I have done, how do Democrats, who have done NOTHING for African-Americans but TALK, win the Black Vote? And it will only get better!

Focusing like a laser on the major problems of the American people: black professional athletes with opinions.

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