WILMINGTON, Del. — Kamala D. Harris, the Black daughter of immigrants from India and Jamaica, on Wednesday became the first woman of color to accept the nomination for vice president from a major political party.
The senator from California signaled that she plans to help lead the attack against President Trump in the coming months, as is typical for a running mate, while also trying to connect voters to the Democratic ticket.
“We’re at an inflection point,” Harris said. “The constant chaos leaves us adrift. The incompetence makes us feel afraid. The callousness makes us feel alone. It’s a lot. And here’s the thing: We can do better and deserve so much more.”
Harris stepped into her place in history on the third night of the Democratic Party’s mostly virtual convention — joined not by the sort of raucous partisan crowd that would have erupted for such a moment in ordinary times, but instead standing on a small stage in Wilmington, accompanied only by aides and a smattering of reporters who had been tested for the novel coronavirus before being granted entry.
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