Kamala Harris' impressive, yet controversial success story
The US is swearing in its first ever female Vice President
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Kamala Harris has been named Time magazine’s person of the year. She recently made history as the first female vice president-elect, as well as the first Black woman and South Asian American to be elected to one of the two highest offices in the United States. Young Black and South Asian girls are right to look at Harris and feel empowered and excited for the future, but while representation is something to celebrate, the fact remains that Harris is still a human and far from perfect.
Click through the following gallery to see some of her most defining moments on her journey to smashing through glass ceiling after glass ceiling, as well as her biggest hurdles yet to come.
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