Fun Facts About Kamala Harris For Kids!
She was born in Oakland, California!
- She is the daughter of Jamaican (father) and Indian/Tamil (mother) immigrants.
- Kamala means “lotus” flower in Sanskrit.
- She was the first woman, first African-American, and first Asian-American to become the attorney general of California.
- She is the first African-American woman to become a California Senator.
- She is the first woman of colour to become a running mate in the US presidential elections, and the third woman after Sarah Palin and Geraldine Ferraro.
- Her stepchildren call her “Momala” (mother + Kamala).
- She published two non-fiction books and one children’s book.
- She will be the first African-American, first Asian-American, and first female Vice President.
- She also lived and went to school in Quebec attending Westmount high school