Vice President Harris started the week with a trip to North Carolina, visiting Greensboro and High Point. She spoke about the administration’s infrastructure proposal at Guilford Technical Community College.
In High Point she toured Thomas Built Buses.
The Vice President also made an unannounced stop at the International Civil Rights Center & Museum in Greensboro.
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The museum commemorates the historic action of February 1, 1960, when A&T State University students David Richmond, Franklin McCain, Ezell Blair Jr. (now Jibreel Khazan), and Joseph McNeil—aka “The Greensboro Four”— sat at the all-White lunch counter at F.W. Woolworth’s five-and-dime. The non-violent action “challenged America to make good on its promises of equality and civic inclusion enunciated in the Constitution,” according to the museum’s website.
The museum now sits on the site of that famed Woolworths.
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I spoke with museum co-founder Skip Alston about what it meant to play host to Vice President Harris.
“It was a very surreal moment to be able to have the first African-American woman vice president of the United States of America. The second most influential and most powerful person in the world sitting at the lunch counter.”
The view from the Vice President’s perspective.
Ms. Harris viewed other exhibits at the museum.
For the day’s events, it looked like Ms. Harris wore her Sergio Hudson suit.
The suit is single-breasted with notch lapels, angled flap pockets, and a one-button closure. The trousers have a tapered leg. Beneath the jacket, I think the Vice President may have been wearing the Cory Tee ($85) by one of her go-to brands, L’Agence.
The all-cotton tee has a scoop neck, short sleeves, and a slim fit. It is made in the USA of imported materials. The Cory is offered in a broad selection of colors at L’Agence and in basic colors at Saks, Nordstrom, and Bloomingdale’s.
On Tuesday, April 20, the Vice President and President met with members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus.
The President and Vice President both spoke about the verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial and urged Congress to pass the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act.Embed from Getty Images
A transcript of the Vice President’s remarks may be seen here. Ms. Harris may have worn her Altuzarra Fenice jacket and coordinating trousers. Beneath the jacket she had on a maroon top that is not yet identified.
Wednesday, April 21, Ms. Harris attended a service for Congressman Alcee Hastings, who died in early April. The 84-year-old Democrat had represented his South Florida district since 1992.Embed from Getty Images
She also was part of a presentation marking the administration of 200 million vaccines.
It looks like the Vice President brought back a piece from Akris Punto she has worn several times.
The Zip Front Dress features a sheath silhouette with topstitched princess seams, waist darts, a front half-zip with metal pull tab, an invisible back zipper, and cap sleeves.
The current version of the dress ($995) is made in a viscose/polyimide/elastane blend. More photos and info on the piece may be seen here.
Thursday, the 22nd, the Vice President delivered remarks at a virtual summit on climate change.
She also took part in an immigration roundtable.
Ms. Harris was in a grey suit that remains unidentified and a white tie-neck blouse she has worn on several occasions.
The Vice President wrapped up her week on Friday, April 23, with a trip to New Hampshire. Below, Ms. Harris arriving in Gilford, NH.
Ms. Harris delivered remarks at the New Hampshire Electric Co-Op, a non-profit entity that delivers broadband service in addition to electricity.
She also stopped at Gibson’s Bookstore and Cafe, an independent bookstore in Concord.
The Vice President did a little shopping at the bookstore.
She purchased Of Women and Salt by Gabriela Garcia and The Complete Mediterranean Cookbook from America’s Test Kitchen, per Deputy Press Secretary Sabrina Singh.
It looks like the Vice President was in separates by Altuzarra, the label’s Fenice Jacket ($1495), and coordinating Serge Pant ($695).
Beneath the blazer I think the Vice President wore the Featherweight Cashmere Sweater ($590).
The ribbed crewneck sweater is crafted of lightweight cashmere and is from the more upscale Michael Kors Collection line. The piece was first noted when Ms. Harris visited New Haven, Connecticut, in late March.
Vice President wore her Irene Neuwirth double strand of pearls every day this week, as well as her mabé pearl earrings. It looks like she was in her Newcio Pumps ($665) by Manolo Blahnik, shown below as worn on another occasion.