Kamala Harris made an appearance at the March Madness tournament to watch her alma mater Howard take on Kansas.
Harris graduated from Howard in 1986 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Political Science.
When Harris was shown on the Jumbotron during the game the crowd wasn’t too happy and boos covered up the few people who were applauding.
Watch it happen here:
Kamala Harris was booed by the crowd at a surprise March Madness appearance in Iowa as she watched her alma mater Howard University fall to Kansas, according to the AP. 😂 pic.twitter.com/gnZakJOhXa
— Julia 🇺🇸 (@Jules31415) March 17, 2023
March Madness crowd boos Kamala Harris at her alma mater’s game https://t.co/KsAaOVkVZy pic.twitter.com/xi9aUpgYF4
— New York Post (@nypost) March 17, 2023
Check out what the New York Post reported:
Kamala Harris was showered with boos while attending an NCAA Tournament game Thursday. Her alma mater Howard University was blown out in a first-round game of March Madness.
When the veep was shown on video board during the men’s basketball game, the boos were louder than the applause inside Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, Iowa, the Associated Press reported.
Des Moines, Iowa, March Madness crowd boos Kamala Harris at men’s NCAA basketball game https://t.co/Un2A9q0Ct5
— Matt Wolking (@MattWolking) March 17, 2023
Kamala Harris is BOOED by the crowd at surprise basketball tournament appearance https://t.co/zhcVASDuRH
— Daily Mail Online (@MailOnline) March 16, 2023
Here’s what the Daily Mail reported:
Kamala Harris was booed on the third day of the NCAA’s March Madness tournament in Des Moines, Iowa, as she watched her alma mater, Howard University, fall to college basketball powerhouse Kansas.
Having graduated from the historically black college and university (HBCU) with a Bachelor of Arts in political science and economics in 1986, Harris showed up in a suite at the Wells Fargo Arena on Thursday to see her Bisons get blown out by the Jayhawks, 68-96, along with her husband and second gentleman, Doug Emhoff.
‘I mean, here we are in Des Moines. And they are a tough time, they work hard, they are so disciplined and it is a joy to watch them here in March Madness,’ Harris said of Howard’s men’s basketball team in the second half. ‘So many of us who are here, we love our school.’
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