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Kamala Harris campaign via AP“My mother, who raised me and my sister, was a proud woman,” Harris said while on the campaign trail.

Still, Black voters are reliably Democratic — 89 percent of them voted for Hillary Clinton in 2016, compared to 8 percent for Trump.

In recent elections, the Asian American and Pacific Islander population has trended left, with 79 percent voting for Clinton in 2016, according to an Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund exit poll conducted in 11 different Asian languages.

South Asian Americans in particular voted most strongly Democrat with some subgroups like Pakistanis voting as high as 96 percent for Clinton.

In interviews with several Indian Americans in February 2019, South Asian American leaders indicated that many in the community were likely unaware of Harris’ Indian heritage.

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