Steve August 19, 2020

Harris made history as the first Black woman and Asian American on a major party’s presidential ticket.

Kamala Harris speaks during the third day of the Democratic National Convention at the Chase Center in Wilmington, Delaware on Aug. 19, 2020.Olivier Douliery / AFP – Getty Images

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Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., accepted the Democratic nomination for vice president on Wednesday night, making history as the first woman of color on a major party’s presidential ticket.

In her speech, she touched on her political beliefs as well as her personal history. Below are her full remarks as prepared for delivery from night three of the 2020 Democratic National Convention:

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