This is why Americans abroad need to get offa that thing and vote

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This is why Americans abroad need to get offa that thing and vote

Kamala Harris fits the bill for the US to recover its former glory. It would be selfish towards the country not to vote

Bishop R H Kelley III

Senator Kamala Harris: ‘Not without a Woman’

The songs, Living in America, Get Up Offa That Thing’, and I Got the Feeling were global hits of late funk music artist James Brown, who dazzled audiences with such grace and glamour that it earned him the title “The Godfather of Soul”. In 1966, he released another hit, entitled It’s a man’s world. The lyrics commence by giving homage to what the male species has built and achieved. However, many listeners failed to realise that the chorus concludes by saying: “Not without a woman.”

US Democratic vice-presidential candidate senator Kamala Harris brings a new mystique to Joe Biden’s electoral bid. With a successful Democratic win, Harris will have done what no other woman has achieved in the history of American politics, by claiming the second-highest elected seat of leadership. Former women contestants for the position by the Republicans and Democrats have included Sarah Palin and Geraldine Ferraro. Of course, there are far more women who reached for the presidential nomination, such as Carol Moseley Braun, Shirley Chisholm and Hillary Clinton, as well as Harris...

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