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Perspective: Spring 2021

A celebration of firsts.

by Chuck Kennedy
Colorful fireworks going off above the White House

A dazzling rainbow of fireworks lit the night sky over Washington, D.C. on January 20, 2021, celebrating the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. Harris, a Howard alumna, became the first African-American, South Asian-American and woman to hold the vice presidential office.

This story appears in the Spring 2021 issue.

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