The many layers of Kamala Harris' identity
Looking at Joe Biden's running mate through the lens of Isabel Wilkerson's magnificent new book, CASTE
At the age of 21, I moved from the United States to India and began, for the first time in my life, to be asked about my caste. (As an answer, “Cleveland Indian” didn’t satisfy.) I had been an Indian-American; now I was an American in India, and this was among the surprises of my arrival. But if a seminal new book is to be believed — and I think, for al…
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