Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Wore Hoop Earrings to Her Inauguration Proving Women Can Occupy Space Just as We Are

For a lot of women of color —Latinas and black women especially — hoop earrings holds a lot of cultural significance. With that said, it unfortunately also comes with a ton of criticism and negative stereotypes. It’s for that reason many of us at some point in our lives found ourselves hesitant to wear them


Photo: Wikimedia Commons/Franmarie Metzler; U.S. House Office of Photography

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