US PRESIDENT DECLARES JUNE NATIONAL CARIBBEAN AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH

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United States President Joe Biden has declared June as National Caribbean American Heritage Month, saying that America’s strength has always been rooted in its diversity.

Biden in a White House Proclamation said in June, America also celebrates “the extraordinary leadership and achievements” of Vice President Kamala Harris, the first Black American of Jamaican heritage to hold this high office.

Harris is the daughter of a retired Jamaica-born economist and an Indian mother.

Biden also honored “brilliant and dedicated public servants” of Caribbean heritage, including Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas and Domestic Policy Advisor, Susan Rice.