Joe Biden and Kamala Harris Named
‘Time’ Person of the Year.
On December 10, the magazine awarded the two with the title after beating Donald Trump in the presidential election.
Harris is the United States' first female, first Black and
first South Asian vice president-elect. .
For changing the American story, for showing that the forces of empathy are greater than the furies of division, .., Time editor-in-chief Edward Felsenthal, via CNN.
... for sharing a vision of healing in a grieving world, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are TIME's 2020 Person of the Year, Time editor-in-chief Edward Felsenthal, via CNN.
Since 1927, ‘Time’ has annually selected the
man, woman, group or concept that has had the
most influence on the world during the year. .
In 2019, environmental activist
Greta Thunberg was named Person of the Year
because she inspired a global movement.
Prior to their announcement of the
winner, ‘Time’ named the other finalists for 2020. .
They were Donald Trump, Dr. Anthony Fauci
and essential workers and the movement for racial justice.
Trump was nominated for his highly
criticized response to the pandemic and
baseless claims of election fraud.
Dr. Fauci and essential workers were
nominated because of their life-saving work and
leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The movement for racial justice was nominated for demanding action against racial injustice, police brutality and systemic discrimination.