Thursday, February 21, 2019
My dear departed grandmothers... as well as my deceased parents, must be turning in their grave right now to see their family's name, reputation and proud Jamaican identity being connected, in any way, jokingly or not, with the fraudulent stereotype of a pot-smoking joy seeker and in the pursuit of identity politics."
That's professor Donald Harris, the Jamaican father of Democratic presidential hopeful Kamala Harris, reportedly sounding off this week in a statement to Jamaica Global Online about his daughter's interview on the New York Breakfast Club radio show.
Kamala Harris, who admitted to smoking pot -- "I did inhale" -- was also asked by the host about accusations that she has, in the past, opposed legalization efforts.
"Half my family's from Jamaica, are you kidding me?" she said.
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