Join us for an evening conversation with Malaika Adero, author of Vice President Kamala Harris: Her Path to the White House, the first fully illustrated book on the vice president's life and work and a retrospective that celebrates her barrier-breaking achievements.
When Kamala Harris became vice president of the United States, she made history as the first Black person, first South Asian American and first Caribbean American to hold the office. Beginning with her childhood in Berkeley to her Howard College days, this book covers the many firsts she has carried with her through her legal and senatorial careers. It also explores the presidential campaign, her family, the inauguration and her first months in the White House.
Malaika Adero, an independent book developer and literary agent at her company Adero's Literary Tribe, has held editorial positions in the publishing industry for more than thirty years . She is the author of A Black Woman Did That; a 42 Boundary-Breaking, Bar-Raising, World-Changing Women, and Up South: Stories, Studies, and Letters of This Century's African-American Migration.
Book sale and signing to follow.
Also available via Zoom here.
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