VP Harris: Hurricane Ian Aid ‘Based on Equity’ and Race

Vice President Kamala Harris received sharp criticism, according to the New York Post, after suggesting that aid for Hurricane Ian would be “based on equity” and hinting that “communities of color” would be the first to receive aid.

“We have to address this in a way that is about giving resources based on equity, understanding that we fight for equality, but we also need to fight for equity,” Harris said Friday at the Democratic National Committee’s Women’s Leadership Forum.

“If we want people to be in an equal place, sometimes we need to take into account those disparities and do that work,” Harris added.

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