It took less than one day after Kamala Harris was announced as the Democratic vice-presidential nominee for a racist and baseless “birther” conspiracy theory to start circulating among her critics.
Photograph: Kamala Harris campaign/APHer parents’ activism gave Harris what she has called “a stroller’s-eye view of the civil rights movement, surrounded by adults who were committed to service and community involvement”.
…Kamala Harris hugs Joe Biden after she endorsed him at a campaign rally in Detroit, Michigan on 9 March.
Photograph: Jeff Kowalsky/AFP via Getty ImagesThe attacks against Harris began well before she was announced as Biden’s running mate.
After the recent vice-presidential debate, the president attacked Harris as a “monster”, “horrible”, “totally unlikable” and a “communist”.