(RNS) — The Democrats' presumptive vice presidential nominee rose out of a network of women’s organizations and movements, churches and loving communities by which Black women have transformed themselves since Reconstruction.
(RNS) — The virtual service is scheduled to convene on Aug. 16, the day before the Democratic National Convention officially begins in Milwaukee.
(RNS) — ‘The Biden-Harris ticket looks a lot more like America’s future,’ said one demographer, ‘and the Trump-Pence ticket looks a lot more like America’s past.’
(RNS) — The Democratic vice presidential nominee has to show the moral courage to address her own role in perpetuating systems that drag underrepresented communities down.
(RNS) — Few, if any, vice presidential candidates have had as much exposure to the world’s religions as Kamala Harris, the 55-year-old senator from California whom Joe Biden picked Tuesday (Aug. 11) as his running mate.
(RNS) — In 2011, as California’s attorney general, Harris fought to defend a policy that prevented state prison guards from keeping beards for religious reasons. Now, Sikh activists want an explanation.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Survivors of clergy abuse and their attorneys complain that Harris was consistently silent on the Catholic Church's abuse scandal — first as district attorney in San Francisco and later as California's attorney general.