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A Historic Moment St. John's Law Students Reflect On the inauguration of Kamala Harris as vice president of the United States of America

On January 20, 2021, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar stepped to the inauguration ceremony podium and ushered in a "historic moment of firsts" with these words:

"To administer the oath to our first African American, our first Asian American, and our first woman Vice President, Kamala Harris, it is my great privilege to welcome to the inaugural stage the first Latina to ever serve on the Supreme Court of the United States of America, Justice Sonia Sotomayor."

In this compilation, St. John's Law students share what the election of Kamala Harris to this esteemed national office means to them.

GABBY ANDRADE '23

BRITTANY CLARK '22

BETH DO '21

MARCUS GUTIERREZ '23

KATIE HELDE '21

ANNALISE LEONELLI '22

YAQARAH LETELLIER '21

COLIN MARINOVICH '21

RAMONA MILLER '23

RYAN MINETT '22

YUJIE STULBERG '23

JOSEPH STYLIANOU '23

GABRIEL TEJADA '23

“For there is always light if only we’re brave enough to see it. If only we’re brave enough to be it.” — Inaugural Poet Amanda Gorman

Photo Credit: Gage Skidmore