Stories tagged: "Kamala Harris"


George Washington Jr. and Isabelle Papadimitriou were just two of the thousands of Americans lost to COVID-19 and remembered during a memorial to COVID-19 victims Tuesday, Jan. 19 in Washington, DC. (Memorial photo by AP/Alex Brandon; photos of Washington and Papadimitriou provided by family)
‘Dad Was Represented There’: Survivors Say Tuesday’s COVID Memorial Was Long Overdue

"I watched the ceremony live, and it brought tears to my eyes to see the candles light up, and the long rows of lights spreading from the Washington Monument."

Kamala Harris is sworn in as vice president by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor as her husband Doug Emhoff holds the Bible during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021.(Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP)
How VP Kamala Harris Expands the Definition of Who Gets to Hold Power in American Politics

“Folks are going to have to adapt to her rather than her adapting to them."

Graphic via Denzel Boyd for COURIER
Biden’s First 100 Days: These Moms Want Him to Focus on Undoing the Damage Inflicted by the Trump Administration

“I'd like to see him respond to the pandemic in an educated way. I don't need him to solve COVID, but I'd like to see him respond to it thoughtfully vs. ignore it or call it fake news.”

The group dances in a marching circle, called the AKA International Stroll.  Members of different chapters of the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority gather in front of the Massachusetts State House to celebrate Vice President-elect Kamala Harris (Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff)
‘Excellence Is in Our DNA’: Alpha Kappa Alpha Celebrates Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris

We talked to Alpha Kappa Alpha members on what their fellow sorority sister's inauguration means to them.

Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks during the third day of the Democratic National Convention, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
This Inauguration Week Event Celebrates the Resiliency of Black Americans

The “We Are One” virtual celebration will feature music, guest speakers, and performances from America’s famed HBCU marching bands as the country celebrates this historic inauguration of the Biden-Harris administration.

Biden-Harris
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris Are Jointly Named Time’s Persons of the Year

A tradition that began in 1927, the recognition is a marker of the most relevant and influential figures of the moment, as decided by the magazine's editors.

A formerly incarcerated writer discusses the criminal justice reform issues he'd like to raise with Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. Graphic via Denzel Boyd for COURIER
I Was Once Incarcerated for a Non-Violent Drug Offense. Let’s Do Lunch, Kamala Harris.

If I were ever given the opportunity to sit down with the future vice president, I'd like to have a meaningful conversation about criminal justice reform.