FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2019, file photo, Maya Harris, center right, and members of the Corinthian Baptist Church pray for Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., center left, during a service in Des Moines, Iowa. Soon after Joe Biden tapped Harris as his running mate, some conservatives began trying to portray her as anti-Catholic, a line of attack that President Donald Trump’s campaign continues to amplify as Democrats court Roman Catholic voters. less … [Read more...] about GOP attacks Harris amid battle for Catholic voters’ support
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Harry said “I love you” first to Meghan. “Meghan immediately replied, ‘I love you, too,’” the book makes a point of noting. If this kind of information seems so intimate that it could have only come from its central figures—so much in the book has the same candid immediacy—Scobie strenuously maintained to the Times of London that Harry and Meghan had not been interviewed on or off the record. … [Read more...] about Prince Harry Was ‘Incandescent With Rage’ at the Racism Meghan Markle Faced
— Bloomberg QuickTake (@QuickTake) September 8, 2020Trump launched a similar attack on the prospect that Harris could ascend to the presidency two weeks ago, saying at a New Hampshire rally that he hoped to see the first woman president, but that it shouldn't be Harris because "she’s not competent." … [Read more...] about Trump: Harris would be an ‘insult’ as first female president
It's not that Kamala Harris hadn't discussed her Black racial identity before. She is a proud Black woman. And like Tiger Woods, Meghan Markle, and, of course, Barack Obama, Harris has come to expect lines of inquiry that necessitate such acts of racial self-disclosure. But Harris's DNC remarks felt like a calculated corrective to a 2019 interview in which she claimed that Snoop Dogg, Tupac, and Cardi B were her favorite artists. What was perhaps merely an ill-prepared response to a softball question became a cringe-worthy meme in which Harris's grasp of hip-hop came across as slippery and her authenticity was called into question. Harris's defenders complained that her "blackness" was being unfairly challenged and critiqued while snickering pundits accused Harris of lying and "playing up parts of her identity to impress Black voters." Before announcing her presidential run, Harris had spoken much more convincingly of her love for Stevie Wonder, Bootsy Collins, and Aretha Franklin. But … [Read more...] about Does Kamala Harris’s music matter?
“We remember that they were more than victims of an unspeakable act,” Harris said. “They were also parents and sons and daughter and neighbors and friends. And we know that they will never be defined by the story of those who stole them away.” … [Read more...] about Harris pays tribute to 9/11 victims, first responders in Virginia