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Kamala Harris has made history by becoming the first black woman to be elected Vice President of the United States.

The 56-year-old California senator, also the first person of South Asian descent elected to the vice presidency, has made history.

‘We did it, Joe. You’re going to be the next president of the United States,’ Harris is heard telling her running mate in the brief clip.

Harris has been a rising star in Democratic politics for much of the last two decades, serving as San Francisco’s district attorney and California’s attorney general before becoming a U.S. senator. 

After Harris ended her own 2020 Democratic presidential campaign, Joe Biden tapped her as his running mate. They will be sworn in as president and vice president on January 20.

According to reports, Harris is married to a Jewish man, Doug Emhoff, whose children from a previous marriage call her ‘Momala.

Harris was born in 1964 to two parents active in the civil rights movement. Shyamala Gopalan, from India, and Donald Harris, from Jamaica. Both the immigrants couple met at the University of California, Berkeley.

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