Is Kamala Harris “African American” or “Asian American”? I guess it depends on who they’re trying to win over.
When they were in campaign mode, she was touted as the first “African American” VP candidate in order to get more votes from minority communities.
However, Amy Klobuchar just introduced her as the first “African American, Asian American” VP. Suddenly, all the “blue check” twitter mob began to
"We celebrate our first African-American, first Asian-American, and first woman Vice President — Kamala Harris, who stands on the shoulders of so many on this platform who have forged the way to this day" — Amy Klobuchar pic.twitter.com/t18aLymJgS
— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) January 20, 2021
Even far-left users took notice and saw this as a sign of things to come:
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Like I told people, they are already pivoting back to Kamala’s Asian identity. This ain’t no victory for Foundational Black Americans at all https://t.co/1RrsKlxwwn
— Tariq Nasheed 🇺🇸 (@tariqnasheed) January 20, 2021
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