Speak truth, raise voice against bigotry, hatred: Kamala Harris to Indian-Americans

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By: PTI | Washington |
Published: June 8, 2018 9:11:43 pm


US Senator Kamala Harris (AP)

Washington, Jun 8 (PTI) First Indian-origin US Senator Kamala Harris has urged Indian-American politicians to speak the truth and join the “collective fight” against bigotry, hatred and the growing anti-immigrant sentiment in America.

Addressing a unique gathering of over 200 Indian-American candidates, elected officials, philanthropists, community leaders and other interested parties, Harris urged fellow Indian-Americans to seek inspiration from their country of origin.

“Let’s speak truth. This country was founded by immigrants. Unless you’re native American or your ancestors were kidnapped and brought over on a slave ship, you people are immigrants,” Harris said in an inspiring speech at the first-of-its-kind event organised by the Indian American…

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