And now, a speech from Madame Vice President Kamala Harris.
After taking the oath of office on the steps of the U.S. Capitol on the morning of Wednesday, Jan. 20, the previous California senator addressed the nation as vp for the primary time.
Carrying an elegant black pantsuit, Vice President Harris stood in entrance of the Washington Memorial and delivered a message of hope for Individuals throughout the nation.
“It’s my honor to be right here, to face on the shoulders of those that got here earlier than, to talk tonight as your vp. In some ways this second embodies our character as a nation. It demonstrates who we’re, even in darkish instances,” she mentioned. “We not solely dream, we do. We not solely see what has been, we see what will be. We shoot for the moon after which we plant our flag on it. We’re daring, fearless, and bold. We’re undaunted in our perception that we will overcome, that we are going to stand up. That is American aspiration.”
The Howard College alum, who makes historical past as the primary feminine Vice President of america, continued, “In the course of the civil warfare Abraham Lincoln noticed a greater future and constructed it with land grant faculties and the transcontinental railroad. In the course of the civil rights motion Dr. King fought for racial justice and financial justice.”