27+ What Ethnicity Is Kamala Harris?
Pictures. Kamala is the daughter of shyamala (gopalan), a cancer researcher, breast cancer specialist, and civil rights activist, and donald jasper harris, an economics professor at stanford. Kamala harris has spent the better part of two decades in public life notching up a long list of things she was the first to achieve:
Her mother, shyamala gopalan, was raised in southern india and completed her undergraduate education at the university of delhi at just 19, at which point she came to the u.s. When kamala harris was elected as san francisco's district attorney in december, local press accounts made special mention that she was the with that kind of racial and ethnic diversity and with many political, social, and cultural issues related to race and ethnicity still largely unresolved, it is no. She is of mixed ethnicity.
Lives in san francisco and washington.
Kamala harris was born in oakland, california to two ambitious graduate students—both immigrants. Visit business insider's homepage for more stories. A video on kamala harris, the first black and indian american woman on the u.s. Democratic vice presidential nominee kamala harris was raised on hinduism and christianity in her hometown of california.