Three Black women— Karen Bass, Susan Rice and Kamala Harris— have emerged as top contenders to be Biden's running mate, say people close to the campaign
The landscape has changed dramatically over recent cycles. Congress now has more Black women than ever: 22 congresswomen and one senator, Kamala Harris, who is just the second to serve in that chamber and a contender to be Joe Biden’s running mate.
Three Black women have emerged as top contenders to become Biden’s running mate: Karen Bass, Susan Rice and Kamala Harris
Kamala Harris, Cory Booker and Tim Scott have been doing a lot of press the last few days. It’s a reminder that those three are the *only* black senators. Out of 100. In 2020. There have been only been 10 total in history:
I’m going to nickname @sunny , “Job,” because this required biblical patience between Meghan McCain’s rudeness and Abby Huntsman coming with the but-America-elected-a-black-president as evidence Kamala Harris didn’t face racism and sexism. Whew, chile.
I’m surprised Kamala Harris has proved to be such a dud. She had the black thing going. And the woman thing. But I guess in the end she was still Kamala Harris. So good riddance!
It's been a minute and I am still shocked at Kamala Harris stating the obvious: As a black person, I would like to say a word on race. That is a stance so many black people have to take in crowded rooms to get heard.