On Wednesday, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, a daughter of immigrants, and Sonia Sotomayor, the nation's first Latina Supreme Court justice, will meet on the largest stage in the country in an attempt to reset a nation in crisis.
Maya Laxmi Harris (born January 30, 1967) is an American lawyer , public policy advocate, and writer. In 2015, Harris was appointed as one of three senior policy advisors to lead the policy agenda for Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign . She is the sister of Kamala Harris , the 49th and current Vice President of the United States .
Like 8,000 flying trapeze artists passing in midair, the Biden and Trump administrations swapped out senior leadership of the federal government on the fly as Joe Biden was inaugurated as the nation's 46th president. Biden announced the dozens of career civil servants who would be leading federal agencies, pending Senate approval of his permanent nominees. Acting heads of Cabinet agencies raised their right hands Wednesday afternoon for oaths of...
Maya Angelou’s Alone is a poem about loneliness and togetherness, a ‘thinking out loud’ reflection on vulnerability and community ‘Nobody, but nobody, can make it out here alone.’ Though written in 1975, it clearly resonates with the alone/together experiences we’ve all lived through during the pandemic.