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Kamala Harris



  • Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, and the Limits of Representation

    by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

    "Biden’s failure to meaningfully acknowledge his role in constructing the “color-blind” racial regime of the post-civil-rights era, structured around calls for law and order and the coded deprecation of poor Black women, has clouded his newfound epiphany concerning racial justice."



  • Birtherism 2.0

    by Matthew Yglesias

    Right-wing challenges to Kamala Harris's eligibility for the presidency depend on a legal argument that American-born children of immigrants are a lesser category of citizen. There is no basis under the Constitution for this. 


  • Of Course Kamala Harris is a Citizen

    by Derek Litvak

    John Eastman's claims that Kamala Harris is not a natural-born U.S. citizen fly in the face of 14th Amendment jurisprudence and Eastman's own prior defenses of Ted Cruz's eligibility for the presidency. 



  • ‘She May Very Well Hold The Key To Biden’s Win’

    A group of women scholars and activists including Keisha N. Blain, Jo Freeman, Oneka LaBennett and Treva Lindsey give perspective on Kamala Harris's selection as the Democratic vice presidential candidate.   



  • Why Kamala Harris Matters to Me

    by Manisha Sinha

    Despite well-deserved criticism from the left of some of their policies, Mr. Obama and Ms. Harris represent the cosmopolitan, interracial democracy that a majority of Americans aspire to live in today. 



  • The Woman Who Paved the Way

    Here, compiled from sources including Congresswoman Geraldine Ferraro’s memoir, contemporary news clippings and interviews with players who were part of this history, is a look back at Ferraro’s exhilarating, much-scrutinized path to becoming a political standard-bearer.



  • History’s Lessons For Joe Biden

    The anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the circumstances of Roosevelt's failing health should be reminders of the significance of Joe Biden's choice, even beyond the campaign.