New Kamala Harris mural at the Wharf honors International Women’s Day

Vice President Kamala Harris’ historic electoral victory marks another milestone for women – and D.C.'s Wharf neighborhood on Monday unveiled an outdoor crochet installation honoring her in celebration of International Women’s Day.

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Harris is the first woman, and the first woman of color, to be elected Vice President.

A Howard University graduate, Harris served as District Attorney for San Francisco and then-Attorney General of California before running for the Senate.

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The piece featuring Harris – which is on the outer wall of Officina – is 40 feet wide and 20 feet tall.

The piece at the Wharf was created by Los Angeles-based artist London Kaye.

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Kaye’s work includes murals in Times Square and a school bus wrap for The Gap.