Kamala Harris Makes History

My daughter doesn't want to. I hope she doesn't have to.

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source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kamala_Harris

Kamala Harris becomes first female, first Black, first South Asian US vice president-elect.

Kamala Harris Makes History.

My social media is suffused with parents like me going teary-eyed and rejoicing in the fact that Kamala Harris becomes the first female vice president-elect of America.

My 9-year-old stumped me.

It was a moment of epiphany where my thoughts reassembled and I hoped she doesn’t have to make history. Instead, becoming anyone or anything should seem natural and not a milestone for an entire group of population.

We are in 2020 celebrating this win and this is exactly why we need Feminism.

We are still stats.

Making history has a zing to it. But we would rather be the norm.

The fact that social media is as inundated with Biden win as with Kamala’s win is a testament to the fact that there is work to be done. It is only our genuine efforts as adults, as parents, as communities, as countries that we will be able to create a world where opportunities are not defined by gender/race/orientation/ethnicity or any other label that as humans we have chosen.

We owe it to everyone who paved the way for us and for everyone who is depending on us.

Let the Kamala Harris chapter take over our conversations and social media.

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