Harris, the daughter of Jamaican and Indian parents, had already broken barriers in her home state of California as attorney general. With news that Joe Biden has won the race for US president, his running mate, Kamala Harris, made history. Kamala Harris, shown campaigning this week, will be the first female vice president. So I don't think she would readily give advice -- but if truly pressed, perhaps in the middle of the night and a little drunk, maybe.". With Saturday’s news that Joe Biden has won the contentious race for US president, his running mate Kamala Harris made history. Louis-Dreyfus was far from alone in her congratulations. Kevin L. Young, University of Massachusetts Amherst and Tuugi Chuluun, Loyola University Maryland. Inspired other women. A record-breaking 131 women will serve in the 117th Congress according to the Center of Women and Politics (CAWP) and Sarah McBride will be the first transgender woman to serve in the Senate. ❤️❤️🇺🇸🇺🇸 pic.twitter.com/Orb1ISe0dU. November 25, 2020. There does not appear to be any other explanation as India has had a long tradition of women in position of power. Shattering the glass ceiling, Kamala Harris style 10 November 2020 12:10 am - 2 - 1533 It’s champagne time in the United States. What a great day for my daughter & all the daughters of this country. Wrote one, "I am crying with joy. Kamala Harris just broke an American glass ceiling. Sen. Kamala Harris' place on the Democratic ticket represents another crack in the glass ceiling for many women, even as some say it serves to reinforce how difficult that ceiling is to crack. The results had plenty of people on social media -- from politicians to entertainers to everyday voters -- responding with unbridled enthusiasm. This means a lot! We did it, @JoeBiden. Moreover, this effect prevents women from filling high-ranking … OPINION: Kamala Harris hasn’t met a glass ceiling she can’t smash Exactly 30 years after Ireland elected our first female President, Mary Robinson, America elected their first female Vice President, Kamala Harris. Liz Fe Lifestyle | Empowered Women Content Liz Fe Lifestyle is empowering women one inspirational post at a time, offering informative articles on beauty and wellness tips, travel inspiration, book recommendations, home decor and more! U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris at the Flint Farmers Market, Sept. 22, 2020 | Andrew Roth. @KamalaHarris pic.twitter.com/rg1fErtHGX, Louis Dreyfus may have been happy about Harris' new job, but her Veep character wouldn't have been, said David Mandel, the show's executive producer. We’re proud of you! First Jewish second gentleman. By. Finally: It is not a dream, and Kamala Harris is the vice president-elect of the United States. (AP Photo/Annie Rice. Mark Makela/Getty Images This story is part of Elections 2020, CNET’s coverage of the run-up to voting in November. A Moment Of Joy With Kamala Harris, As Another Glass Ceiling Is Broken A Moment Of Joy With Kamala Harris, As Another Glass Ceiling Is Broken Posted: November 8, 2020 Kamala Harris making it as the new American Vice-President takes us closer to a vision of women taking up their rightful place in running countries. ", So proud of you. 🥳🙌🏼 pic.twitter.com/pUbJomrA7R, By the way Julia, you need to release an Elaine dance clip to celebrate this momentous occasion, please 💙💙 pic.twitter.com/IdpdraMlkp, One popular image, created by artist Bria Goeller and shirt company Good Trubble, showed Harris -- the daughter of an Indian mother and a Jamaican father -- striding, briefcase in hand, with the shadow of Ruby Bridges cast on a wall next to her. Smashing a glass ceiling for women. Dancing was a common theme in the Harris memes, with some referencing Louis-Dreyfus' infamous awkward dancing as Elaine on the hit sitcom Seinfeld. Entertain your brain with the coolest news from streaming to superheroes, memes to video games. And some also celebrated the first-ever second gentleman, Harris’ husband Douglas Emhoff. pic.twitter.com/oCgeylsjB4, "We did it, Joe," Harris says in the video. Joe Biden’s running mate in position to be first female vice president . "That's the glass ceiling cracking. Yellen with a few of the boys. Louis-Dreyfus, of course, was far from alone in her excitement about Harris' historic moment. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Some said Mazzone could not speak of Harris smashing the glass ceiling when the DA had elected John Steenhuisen as its leader over a black female, Mbali Ntuli. When U.S. Sen. Kamala … Dancing was a frequent topic of the Harris memes, with some referencing Louis-Dreyfus’ own infamous awkward dancing as Elaine on hit sitcom Seinfeld. wrote one Twitter user, alongside footage of Harris dancing exuberantly. Harris is also the first Black and South Asian American to be elected vice president. The vice president elect will become the first woman ever elected to the position, as well as the first Black and first Asian American. Imagine Barb & Mike Emhoff this weekend, the first Americans ever to say "my daughter-in-law, the vice president." The vice president-elect will become the first woman ever elected to the position, as well as the first Black and first Asian American. Video of Harris herself on the phone with Joe Biden also quickly went viral. This means a lot!” Wrote another, “What a great day for my daughters and all the daughters of this country.”. Glad that aspiring trophy husbands like myself have a role model in @DouglasEmhoff.He's an inspiration to us all. We have broken the stained glass ceiling, — Steven Perlberg (@perlberg) November 7, 2020. My daughter is dancing around the house singing “Kamala’s my BFF!” over and over.I don’t think it’s possible to overstate how big this moment is for young girls everywhere.Thank you and congratulations @KamalaHarris! Now, that's a VP! She would hate her intelligence, she would hate to know how much people like her, how popular she is. “That’s the glass ceiling cracking.” Dancing was a frequent topic of the Harris memes, with some referencing Louis-Dreyfus’ own infamous awkward dancing as Elaine on hit sitcom Seinfeld. (Newser) – Glass ceiling, meet Kamala Harris: The California senator made history Saturday by becoming the first woman and woman of color elected vice president, NPR reports. Other women inspired. #historymade #KamalaHarris 💙💙 pic.twitter.com/fQ8Dkmuzb3, FIRST female vice president KAMALA HARRIS CONGRATS #Elections2020 pic.twitter.com/1F80CssUcr, My Vice President is a WOMAN OF COLOR 💙 #KamalaHarris pic.twitter.com/vhYBoxQG6X, Hell yeah! #KamalaHarris pic.twitter.com/7AIzIWkvRJ. "You're going to be the next president of the United States.". 💙 pic.twitter.com/rawiSplDwL. “Y’all hear that?” wrote one Twitter user along with footage of Harris dancing exuberantly. India has had a female Prime Minister, President and numerous others who were … The glass ceiling metaphor has often been used to describe invisible barriers ("glass") through which women can see elite positions but cannot reach them ("ceiling"). © 2020 CNET, A RED VENTURES COMPANY. “That’s the glass ceiling cracking.” Dancing was a frequent topic of the Harris memes, with some referencing Louis-Dreyfus’ own infamous awkward dancing as Elaine on hit sitcom Seinfeld. Â. I am crying with joy. pic.twitter.com/v3s9socTdl. WASHINGTON – The vice presidential glass ceiling has been broken. Print. Now, we're ready to shatter it. As a 61-year-old woman, I was afraid I would never see this day. This means a lot! And in that moment — with those words — Harris became the evening’s main attraction for millions of women all over the world. As a 61-year-old woman, I was afraid I would never see this day. This means a lot!" That’s the glass ceiling cracking’ by gadgetnews November 7, 2020 Latest News. Dancing was a frequent topic of the Harris memes, with some referencing Louis-Dreyfus' own infamous awkward dancing as Elaine on the hit sitcom Seinfeld. — CaptainMo (@mohearts2run) November 7, 2020. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. We delete comments that violate our policy, which we encourage you to read. With Saturday’s news that Joe Biden has won the contentious race for US president, his running mate … We're proud of you! Over in the US, another glass ceiling has recently been smashed with Kamala Harris set to be appointed vice president, the first woman of colour to hold such a powerful position. Kamala Harris will be the first black woman elected as Vice-President of the United States, shattering barriers that have kept men in the top jobs for two centuries. First Second Gentleman in American history. One of the first to congratulate Harris was someone who knows VP duties well, at least on television: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who played Vice President (eventually President) Selina Meyer on HBO’s popular comedy Veep, which ended in 2019. Janet Yellen And Kamala Harris Keep Shattering Glass Ceilings – But Global Elite Boys Club Remains. "Y'all hear that?" These barriers prevent large numbers of women and ethnic minorities from obtaining and securing the most powerful, prestigious and highest-grossing jobs in the workforce. Your email address will not be published. Following a controversial election, Kamala Harris has been elected as the first woman and woman of color Vice President of the United States. Ruby Bridges, of course, was the first African-American child to desegregate her all-white grade school in Louisiana. A popular image created by artist Bria Goeller and shirt company Good Trubble showed Harris walking next to her, briefcase in hand and the shadow of Ruby Bridges on a … "There's just no question about how much she would hate her. "That's the glass ceiling cracking." Ruby Bridges was, of course, the first African American child to desegregate her all-white grade school in Louisiana.Â, That little girl was me pic.twitter.com/NGEhZBsPKw, Many women celebrated Harris' election as a historic first they were unsure would happen in their lifetimes. WASHINGTON – The vice presidential glass ceiling has been broken.California Sen. Kamala Harris will make history as the first woman elected vice president, now that Joe Biden won enough states to capture the White House.Biden beat Donald Trump four years after Hillary Clinton came up short in her bid to be the first female president.Harris, 56, was the first African American woman … Twitter. ‘Glass Ceiling Has Been Shattered’: Black Sorority Members React To VP-Elect Kamala Harris’ History-Making Win By Ava-joye Burnett November 9, 2020 at 6:26 pm PS5 restock news: Inventory updates for for GameStop, Best Buy, Walmart, Amazon and Target, Where to buy an Xbox Series X: Get restock updates for Amazon, Best Buy, Target, Walmart and more, Best Cyber Monday deals still available: AirPods, Amazon Echo, laptops and more, Discuss: As Julia Louis-Dreyfus applauds Kamala Harris, her Veep character has advice, Joe Biden has won the race for US president, said in an interview with the Los Angeles Times. 289. Â, "I want to be very clear about this: Selina Meyer would hate Kamala Harris," Mandel said in an interview with the Los Angeles Times published Sunday. By the way Julia, you need to release an Elaine dance clip to celebrate this momentous occasion, please pic.twitter.com/IdpdraMlkp, — Sir Charles Dee (@SirCharliedee) November 7, 2020. Required fields are marked *. Kamala Harris Cracked the Glass Ceiling For Indian-American Teens. — Julie Hanson Swanson (@JulesVerne1981) November 7, 2020. Video of Harris on the phone with Biden also quickly went viral. One of the earliest to congratulate Harris was someone who knows VP duties well, at least on television: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who played Vice President (eventually President) Selina Meyer on HBO's Emmy-winning comedy series Veep, which ended in 2019.Â. "'Madam Vice President' is no longer a fictional character," Louis-Dreyfus tweets, as the showrunner reveals how Selina Meyer would feel about the new real-life VP. Janet Yellen may soon become the first woman to lead the Treasury … Although women have not been able to reach the final glass ceiling of … “Madam Vice President” is no longer a fictional character. The historic election had plenty of people on social media — from politicians to entertainers to everyday voters — responding with excitement. Getty Images, Photo of Mira Patel Courtesy of the subject. A meme of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris juxtaposed against the silhouette of an elementary-age Ruby Bridges has understandably gone viral after history was made last Saturday. Biden beat Donald Trump four years after Hillary Clinton came up short in her bid to be the first female president. — Barry Schapiro, MD, FAAOS (@bschapiroMD) November 7, 2020. Email. When u wish upon a star...Congrats to @KamalaHarris So proud to be a woman and a Californian today. ", Y’all hear that? Indian liberals across the board are celebrating Kamala Harris ‘shattering the glass ceiling’ as their victory. … Joe Biden has won the contentious race for US president, Joe Biden wins the 2020 US presidential election, 27 Animal Crossing Tips to Up Your Island Game. As a 61-year-old woman, I was afraid I would never see this day. My daughter is dancing around the house singing “Kamala’s my BFF!” over and over.I don’t think it’s possible to overstate how big this moment is for young girls everywhere. Here are 9 women who preceded Harris on that path to political equality. Not personally a fan, but I’m glad she’ll pave the way to normalize women in high offices, women in power. "That's the cracking of the glass ceiling." Donald Trump mocks Hillary Clinton and Kamala Harris for trying to break glass ceiling. Kamala Harris, shown campaigning this week, will be the first female vice president. Wrote one, “I am crying with joy. Zoom review: The video meeting service t... OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei raises $7 mi... Nutanix brings in former VMware exec as new CEO, Squire, a barbershop tech startup, triples its valuation to $250M in latest round, YouTube declares war on US election misinformation… a month late, Anova's $600 Countertop Oven Is a Steam-Powered Dream, Manage operations on S3 Bucket using aws-cli from the EC2 instance. WASHINGTON – The vice presidential glass ceiling has been broken. As a 61-year-old woman, I was afraid I would never see this day. 0. The term ‘glass ceiling’ was popularised three decades ago in a Wall Street Journal article to describe the barrier that prevented women from being promoted to leadership roles. “You’re going to be the next president of the United States.”, Your email address will not be published. Not personally a fan, but I’m glad she’ll pave the way to normalize women in high offices, women in power. One popular image, created by artist Bria Goeller and shirt company Good Trubble, showed Harris striding, briefcase in hand, with the shadow of Ruby Bridges cast on a wall next to her. WASHINGTON – The vice presidential glass ceiling has been broken. First Second Gentleman in American history. We have broken the stained glass ceiling. I am crying with joy. California Sen. Kamala Harris will make history as the first woman elected vice president, now that Joe Biden has won enough states to capture the White House. pic.twitter.com/eR8pN6fsNL, OMG EVERYONE!!! Thank you and congratulations @KamalaHarris! “‘Madam Vice President’ is no longer a fictional character,” Louis-Dreyfus tweeted. pic.twitter.com/gDQWqjZ69D, Emhoff tweeted a photo of himself hugging his wife, and wrote, "So proud of you. During a time marked by political division as well as activism, Harris’ win represents another glass ceiling shattered. Anna Gustafson - November 21, 2020. “That’s the glass ceiling cracking.”. The only reason for it appears to be that while our liberal elites live in India, their heart yearns for the West. Also on rt.com ‘I used to push for working class kids to go to university, but no longer: they are toxic institutions of prejudice’ That’s the glass ceiling cracking. Kamala Harris made history on Saturday with her election as Joe Biden’s vice president, becoming the first woman, first Black American and first Asian American to win the second highest U.S. office. Facebook. By Mira Pate l. November 12, 2020. And some also celebrated the first-ever second gentleman, Harris' husband, Douglas Emhoff. Biden beat Donald Trump four years after Hillary Clinton came up short in … Emhoff himself tweeted a photo hugging his wife, writing, “So proud of you.”. First Jewish second gentleman. Advertisement. Civil Rights; Criminal Justice; Election 2020; Politics + Gov; Elections; Immigration; Race Equity; Washington; Women's Rights; A glass ceiling shattered: Black and South Asian women celebrate Harris’ election. Many women celebrated Harris’ election as a historic first they were unsure would happen in their lifetimes. We have a woman VP!!!!!!!!!!!! Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. Analysis - Janet Yellen may soon become the first woman to lead the Treasury Department, about six years after shattering another glass ceiling at the top of the Federal Reserve. Kamala Harris breaks glass ceiling as first female vice ... - USA TODAY One popular image, created by artist Bria Goeller and shirt company Good Trubble, showed Harris — the daughter of an Indian mother and a Jamaican father — striding, briefcase in hand, with the shadow of Ruby Bridges cast on a wall next to her. Y’all hear that? ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Wrote another, "What a great day for my daughters and all the daughters of this country." ‘While I may be the first woman in this office. This story is part of Elections 2020, CNET’s coverage of the run-up to voting in November. Graeme Massie. “We did it, Joe,” Harris says in the video. "'Madam Vice President' is no longer a fictional character," Louis-Dreyfus tweeted. By the way Julia, you need to release an Elaine dance clip to celebrate this momentous occasion, please 💙💙 pic.twitter.com/IdpdraMlkp Kamala Harris, shown campaigning this week, will be the first female vice president. Entertain your brain with the coolest news from streaming to superheroes, memes to video games. California Sen. Kamala Harris will make history as the first woman elected vice president, now that Joe Biden won enough states to capture the White House. That’s the glass ceiling cracking. 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