Senator Kamala Harris of California rang in this year's Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the most exciting way. She is officially running for President of the United States!
The announcement came this morning on Good Morning America.
EXCLUSIVE: Sen. Kamala Harris to @GMA: "I am running for president of the United States." https://t.co/nHOYk2PWLK https://t.co/DHQFWINcMC— ABC News (@ABC News)1548074074.0
Needless to say, people are thrilled.
Once the news had a few hours to set in and everyone had a chance to calm down, people realized that her campaign logo has the most amazing hat tip.
Check out her logo.
As you'll notice, she implements the standard blue and red, but she opted for a yellow background.
Furthermore, her font choice has a retro feel to it.
The red and yellow colors are a direct nod at Shirley Chisholm's campaign buttons.
If you're not familiar with Shirley Chisholm, she was the first black woman to run for president nearly 50 years ago.
The explicit and heartfelt gesture from Harris to Chisholm is causing everyone to love and respect Harris even more.
It is not taken lightly by many that nearly 50 years after Shirley Chisholm, the first woman & African-American to… https://t.co/5OWomXrpfC— Symone D. Sanders (@Symone D. Sanders)1548075197.0
@SymoneDSanders @KamalaHarris I keep crying! Heart is full of hope. #KamalaHarrisForThePeople— mariebeme (@mariebeme)1548089623.0
Facts about @KamalaHarris: -She is biracial (parents are immigrants from Jamaica and India) -She’s the 2nd blac… https://t.co/6532QOpBPu— Anna-Lysa Gayle (@Anna-Lysa Gayle)1548079406.0
Interesting Tidbit: Shirley Chisholm, the first black woman ever to run for president, launched her campaign 47 yea… https://t.co/Kt7xdldvIY— Trevor Joseph Newton (@Trevor Joseph Newton)1548076523.0
@MaeveReston @KamalaHarris I LOVE HOW SHIRLEY CHISHOLM IS KAMALA HARRIS’s HERO! This makes my life! #Kamala2020… https://t.co/aUtWgNW5me— Chris Greenleaf (@Chris Greenleaf)1548097876.0
@ZerlinaMaxwell I wish Shirley Chisholm was alive to see the trail that she blazed. 😢😢😢 https://t.co/PbjfsBroP9— Bella August (@Bella August)1548084482.0
@ABC7Annalysa @KamalaHarris So thrilled about this— isthatindictable (@isthatindictable)1548087728.0
@TrevJoseph It’s a fantastic nod. I’d love to see Shirley’s infamous peace sign fingers ✌️ in Kamala’s logo as well… https://t.co/SCNnWJsTys— Zack Smith (@Zack Smith)1548095824.0
@TrevJoseph I love all of this— HollieJoy Watch Timeless on hulu (@HollieJoy Watch Timeless on hulu)1548090857.0
@ajplus And on MLK Jr Day! Yes @KamalaHarris #thatsmysenator #thatsmypresident https://t.co/MtGrYmZjwz— O C Chef Girl (@O C Chef Girl)1548097219.0
@TrevJoseph @TaritaC My personal hero is Shirley Chisholm and Harris is my senator and torch bearer. 🇺🇸— Joe (@Joe)1548098658.0
To learn more about Kamala Harris or to donate to her campaign, visit her website.