I want to turn now to politics because the Democratic ticket made itself visible today ahead of the final night of the Republican National Convention. It concluded with a similarly inspiring look at history — but the history America is living through today. https://www.pbs.org/newshour/politics/read-kamala-harris-full-speech-at-the-democratic-national-convention, Read Obama’s full speech at the Democratic National Convention, WATCH: Elizabeth Warren says Biden has ‘some really good plans’, WATCH: Pelosi says Trump disrespects facts, women, WATCH: Kamala Harris talks about obstacles to voting, 5 takeaways from the final Trump-Biden debate, WATCH: Trump, Biden meet in final presidential debate before Election Day, Giuliani caught in hotel bedroom scene in new ‘Borat’ film, AP FACT CHECK: Examining claims from the last Trump-Biden debate, WATCH: What voters think about Trump and Biden’s final debate, WATCH: Biden says Trump ‘pours fuel’ on racist fires, WATCH: Biden, Trump spar over the nation’s need to transition to clean energy, WATCH: Trump, Biden blame each other’s parties for no new virus relief, WATCH: Trump defends separating children from their families at the border, WATCH: Trump says Obama administration left him ‘mess’ in dealings with North Korea, WATCH: Biden says nations that meddle in elections will pay, WATCH: Trump, Biden go after each other on coronavirus, Trump, Biden argue over their tax returns, Walmart sues U.S. in pre-emptive strike in opioid abuse battle, Seattle, Portland, New York sue over Trump’s ‘anarchy’ label. “I believe a child going without an education is tantamount to a crime, so I decided I was going to start prosecuting parents for truancy,” Harris said in a 2010 speech.
A vision of our nation as a Beloved Community — where all are welcome, no matter what we look like, where we come from, or who we love. For George Floyd. Beau and Hunter got to have breakfast every morning with their dad. And we’ve shown that, when we vote, we expand access to health care, expand access to the ballot box, and ensure that more working families can make a decent living. Years from now, this moment will have passed. For the lives of too many others to name. And he was petty and vindictive. You are the patriots who remind us that to love our country is to fight for the ideals of our country. That I am here tonight is a … Sen. Kamala Harris accepted her party’s nomination for vice president on Wednesday night, in a history-making address during the third night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention. Joe and I believe that we can build that Beloved Community, one that is strong and decent, just and kind. On that day, she probably could have never imagined that I would be standing before you now speaking these words: I accept your nomination for vice president of the United States of America. This week marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment. We see it in the doctors, the nurses, the home health care workers and the frontline workers who are risking their lives to save people they’ve never met. We will speak truths. One in which we all can see ourselves. He thinks it’s about him”. She made it look easy, though I know it never was. And here’s the thing: We can do better and deserve so much more. And what also moved me about Joe is the work he did, as he went back and forth. And these women inspired us to pick up the torch, and fight on. This week marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment. People of all ages and colors and creeds who are, yes, taking to the streets, and also persuading our family members, rallying our friends, organizing our neighbors, and getting out the vote.
Women and men who believed so fiercely in the promise of equality, liberty, and justice for all. A country where we look out for one another, where we rise and fall as one, where we face our challenges, and celebrate our triumphs—together. We already are. All Rights Reserved.
“And let’s be clear. And God bless the United States of America. That I am here tonight is a testament to the dedication of generations before me. And at every step of the way, I've been guided by the words I spoke from the first time I stood in a courtroom: Kamala Harris, For the People. So, let’s fight with conviction. Family is my uncles, my aunts—my chitthis. It is the effect of structural racism. And in our broader criminal justice system. Grieving the loss of life, the loss of jobs, the loss of opportunities, the loss of normalcy. Watch Kamala Harris’ full speech in the player aboveRead Harris’ full speech below: It is truly an honor to be speaking with you. That led me to become a lawyer, a district attorney, attorney general, and a United States senator. Thank you. Make no mistake, the road ahead will not be not easy. Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris spoke about the pandemic along with ongoing racial unrest in Kenosha, Wis. NPR political correspondent Scott Detrow was at her remarks in Washington, D.C., joins us now. During the Great Recession, we spoke on the phone nearly every day, working together to win back billions of dollars for homeowners from the big banks that foreclosed on people’s homes. Read Kamala Harris’ full speech at the Democratic National Convention Politics Aug 19, 2020 11:34 PM EDT Kamala Harris has formally accepted the Democratic nomination for vice president. There’s something happening, all across the country. How, as a single father, Joe would spend four hours every day riding the train back and forth from Wilmington to Washington. Kamala Harris' DNC speech: Full video During her speech at the 2020 Democratic National Convention, Sen. Kamala Harris accepts the nomination to … Another woman whose shoulders I stand on. He was scared. We see it in the doctors, the nurses, the home health care workers and the frontline workers who are risking their lives to save people they’ve never met. And we’ve shown that, when we vote, we expand access to health care, expand access to the ballot box, and ensure that more working families can make a decent living. Women and men who believed so fiercely in the promise of equality, liberty, and justice for all. Copyright © 2020 NPR. Joe will bring us together to build an economy that doesn’t leave anyone behind. They went to sleep every night with the sound of his voice reading bedtime stories. DETROW: Yeah. When I was 5, my parents split and my mother raised us mostly on her own. Speaking from a campaign stage to masked reporters strewn sparsely across a mostly empty hall, Harris positioned herself as part of a lineage that included Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, and Shirley Chisholm. And oh, how I wish she were here tonight but I know she’s looking down on me from above.