Democratic vice presidential candidate Senator Kamala Harris smiles at a campaign event, on her first joint appearance with presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden after being named by Biden as his running mate, at Alexis Dupont High School in Wilmington, Delaware, US, Aug12, 2020. REUTERS

Indian-Americans cheer Harris’s selection

Asian-American political leaders and community advocates describe the choice of Harris as the Democratic vice-presidential nominee as a powerful statement on American possibility