Kamala Harris Spent Part Of Her Childhood In Zambia

US Senator Kamala Harris has been chosen by Joe Biden as his Democratic vice-presidential candidate and she is known as a prominent black politician.

She is a daughter of an Indian-born mother and a Jamaican-born father.

Her mother, Shyamala Gopalan separated with her father, Donald Harris when Kamala Harris was five.

Raised primarily by her Hindu single mother, a cancer researcher and a civil rights activist, Kamala and her sister Maya, spent time in Zambia in the late 1960s.

Her grandfather, PV Gopalan, was a senior diplomat in the Indian government who lived in Zambia after it gained independence.

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