Screen Grab: Vice-President-Elect Kamala Harris
Screen Grab: Vice-President-Elect Kamala Harris

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated’s national president Dr. Glenda Glover has declared January 20, 2021 Kamala Harris Day. Twitter lit up as the official Twitter account of the nation’s first African-American Sorority for college women made the announcement Tuesday evening.

Born to Jamaican and Indian immigrant parents in Oakland, CA, Harris will be inaugurated as the United States’ first African-American, South Asian and woman vice-president in the nation’s history. Harris is a graduate of Howard University, a historically Black university where Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. was founded in 1908.

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This post was written by Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D. Follow Nsenga on Twitter @Ntellectual.

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