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Guest Blog: On Being First and a New Perspective

Articles Jan 13, 2021

When Kamala Harris is sworn into office on January 20, 2021, she will be able to claim more ‘first evers’ than any other national politician — first female vice president, first Black vice president, and first South Asian vice president.

Jacques Gilbert, mayor of Apex, N.C., knows something about being first.


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