The first US vice president of color

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Interesting, but I hadn’t seen anyone making the claim the author of the WaPo article described. Kamala Harris is the first woman of color to be elected Vice President of the United States.

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Lincoln’s vice president Hannibal Hamlin was reputed to have African-American ancestry.

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https://www.theonefeather.com/2014/02/charles-curtis-americas-indian-vice-president/

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My question is - why can’t the customers bring their messages to the software people directly? (curtis looks like that guy)

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This is the exact legislation that this year’s SCOTUS decision in Mcgirt vs Oklahoma impacted. It upheld that, in spite of allotment and statehood, the Creek tribe’s sovereignty remains intact.

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