The Democratic vice presidential nominee is the daughter of Jamaican and Indian immigrants and playing up her Jamaican heritage is a huge part of the Biden-Harris campaign’s outreach to Afro-Caribbean voters in the Sunshine State.
Thrown into one of Montreal’s most diverse public high schools, the young Ms. Harris — whose father was from Jamaica and mother from India — identified as African-American, her friends from high school recalled. At the same time, they said, she deftly navigated the competing racial and social divisions at the school.
Wednesday evening’s vice presidential debate focused largely on the coronavirus pandemic, which had a devastating impact on Haitian-Americans, from New York to Florida.
By Sam Bojarski Kamala Harris may have spent much of her formative years with her Indian-American mother. Kamala Harris (center)…