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Did Kamala Harris’ family move to Jamaica to engage in the slave trade? No

WorldNews Sunday, 27 September 2020
Did Kamala Harris’ family move to Jamaica to engage in the slave trade? NoCLAIM: “My family came to Jamaica from India to exploit the black African slaves we bought like cattle. Now I pretend to be African American to exploit them for votes,” says a caption with a 2017 photo of Democratic vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris. THE FACTS: Harris did not make that statement, and there is no evidence anyone in her family went from India to Jamaica to benefit from the slave trade, as social media posts falsely suggest. Her father, Donald Harris, is Jamaican, and they both identify as Black. Her mother, Shyamala...
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