5 faith facts about VP pick Kamala Harris – a Black Baptist with Hindu family

Religion News Service

August 13, 2020

Few, if any, vice presidential candidates have had as much exposure to the world’s religions as U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, the 55-year-old from California whom Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden named Tuesday as his running mate.

Sen. Harris’ ethnic, racial and cultural biography represents a slice of the U.S. population that is becoming ascendant but that has never been represented in the nation’s second highest office.

Here are five faith facts about Sen. Harris:

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