Even before their heated exchange in the Democratic debate over school busing, Ms. Harris had been aiming to win over Mr. Biden’s core constituencies.
Kamala Harris has spent her entire life defending our American values. From fighting to fix our broken criminal justice system to taking on the Wall Street Banks for middle-class homeowners, Kamala has always worked For The People.
The Official U.S. Senate website of Senator Kamala Harris of California
Early life and education. Kamala Harris was born on October 20, 1964, in Oakland, California, to a Tamil Indian mother and a Jamaican father. Her mother, Shyamala Gopalan Harris, was a breast cancer scientist who immigrated to the United States from Madras (present-day Chennai) in 1960.