People All Over the Globe Are Celebrating Biden’s Victory
After Joe Biden won the 2020 presidential election on November 7, 2020, people all over the country and even across the globe celebrate the historic win.
Biden and his Vice President-elect, Kamala Harris, made history with their win as Harris will be the first woman of color to serve in the White House.
Celebrations commenced with their supporters singing and dancing in the streets of many major cities, including New York, Boston, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, and Washington D.C.
Newyorkers are celebrating today! You can see and feel their joy on the streets. This video where people are singing “imagine” by John Lennon in WSP was shot just a few minutes after they called PA for @JoeBiden. #Elections2020 #nyc pic.twitter.com/Y1UKbM2lRJ— Helena Jauhiainen (@HJauhiainen) November 7, 2020
Several international leaders offered their congratulations to Biden and Harris, including Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, French President Emmanuel Macron, the Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, and more. To honor the president-elect, a mural was painted in Ireland of Biden.
Even here in the UK my neighbours are setting of fireworks and shouting in celebration of Biden’s win pic.twitter.com/5GVv3HokHe— sad potato 🥔 (@Eternal_Stress) November 7, 2020
Harris’s ancestral village in Southern India celebrated her victory by lighting firecrackers. Before her win, members of the village of Thulasendrapuram prayed for her and Biden. Harris is the first African-American and Indian woman to serve as vice president of the United States.
Early Sunday morning, firecrackers went off and prayers were held in Thulasendrapuram, India, the ancestral village of VP-elect Kamala Harris, to celebrate her making history to become the first female, Black and South Asian American to win the second-highest U.S. office pic.twitter.com/u4XPhUfbnw— CBS News (@CBSNews) November 8, 2020
Biden and Harris both gave victory speeches in Delaware on Saturday, November 7, and promised to restore the soul of the nation during their four years. Both gave powerful speeches that resonated with voters around the country, inspiring the youth to take action and fight for what they believe in.
We offer our congratulations to Biden and Harris, and cannot wait to see what they accomplish in office. We have hope for a brighter future filled with happiness and equality for all.