Kamala Devi Harris was born on 20 October 1964. was born in Oakland
California, USA. and her mother Shyamala Gopalan a Tamil Indian biologist
whose work on the progesterone receptor gene has inspired advances
in breast cancer research and nutrition in the United States from India in
1958 and endocrinology at the University of California, Berkeley
Gopalan received her PhD in 1964 Joe Harris's father Donald J.
Harris, Emeritus Professor of Economics at Stanford University
Afro-Jamaican descent, arrived in the United States from British
Jamaica in 1961 to pursue graduate studies at UC Berkeley and in
1966 received his PhD in Economics, of Afro-Jamaican descent.
met his fuDonald Harristure wife Shyamala
Gopalan through the Civil Rights Movement,
Harris and her younger sister Maya lived in California
during and after their parents' education, and they stayed
briefly on Milvia Street in central Berkeley, then in a duplex on
Bancroft Way in West Berkeley, an area often referred to as "flatlands"
is said to have a significant black population, and when Harris
began kindergarten, he was sent to Thousand Oaks Elementary School
as part of Berkeley's wider segregation program and a
a public school in the more affluent neighborhoods of North
Berkeley And the first 95 percent are white who have gone after
separation plan and the effect is 40 percent black.