EXCLUSIVE: theGrio spoke to Black women from Howard who say Harris’s ascent to the vice presidency has become a game changer for the prestigious HBCU
With the election of President-elect Joe Biden came almost the vindication that Black women had been waiting for: After carrying the Democratic Party on our backs for generations, there would finally be one of us in the White House.
Sen. Kamala Harris’s ascent to the United States vice presidency is a momentous moment for women everywhere, but it is particularly special for Black women, for Caribbean women, for women of South Asian descent. For women who were chided for their choices to attend historically Black colleges and universities, and especially for those who chose Howard University.
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“I cried,” said Brittany Bell, a media professional and Howard University alumna who is