Specifically, the "first" was: "Woman of color in No. 2 slot of major party."
History was being made! "It was historic most of all, and especially sweet for many Black women" … Harris "is the first Black woman and the first person of Indian descent to be nominated for national office by a major party" … "It's a stand-alone milestone, irrespective of who the opponent is."
(That last quote was from Vanita Gupta, who was head of the civil rights division in Obama's Justice Department. As I keep telling you, Black America, immigrants are getting all the good diversity jobs.)
No offense, but Harris was picked because she's a woman of color. So it's not really that amazing that she's a woman of color. She didn't swim the English Channel. She didn't even win a primary. She's not Margaret Thatcher.