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Harris is 1st Black, South Asian Woman on a Major Ticket

Clip: 08/19/2020 | 7m 20s | Video has closed captioning.

As the daughter of Indian and Jamaican immigrants, she presents Americans an opportunity to revisit assumptions about race in society, and in particular, challenge how Americans may see someone who is multi-racial. Nitasha Sharma, associate professor of African American Studies and Asian American Studies at Northwestern University, discusses the historic pick.

Aired: 08/19/20

Rating: NR

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