• Keneshia N. Grant, Ph.D.

Kamala Harris’ multi-ethnic background

BySamantha Putterman

I commented on Sen. Harris' race for PolitiFact.

"Slavery impacted many people from Africa, and we went to many places," Grant said. "Sen. Harris’ father’s people got dropped off in Jamaica. Mine got dropped off in Haiti. The African diaspora is huge, and it is worldwide, so to suggest that a Jamaican is not African or connected to Africa is not acknowledging the vestiges of slavery."

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