When Hope Aloaye started a Facebook group to encourage women to wear pearls to celebrate the upcoming inauguration of the first female vice president of the United States, she didn't realize that the accessory has a special ificance to former Sen.
Kamala Harris. Aloaye told TODAY that she gravitated toward Lonely Louisiana women chat because she sees them as an expression of female strength, not knowing that the sorority Harris ed in college, Alpha Kappa Alphahas a similar mentality.
It refers to its founders as the "Twenty Pearls" and calls itsworldwide members "pearls. It doesn't matter.
I just thought that was a beautiful thing. The initial goal for the group, according to Aloaye, was to give women a way to empower each other as they celebrate a milestone for womankind.
Since she started it in early December, the "Wear Pearls on Jan 20th, " group has accrued more thanmembers and even become a place where women offer each other daily support. Its members range from 13 to years old and come from roughly different countries, she added. She said that many members have offered to donate pearls to those who don't have any to wear on Jan.
Arthia Nixon and her year-old daughter, Alejandra Stack, in Atlanta are excited Single ladies wants hot sex Saint Paul Minnesota don their pearls because they see so much of themselves in Harris' story.
It was a breathtaking moment. For Stack, pearls symbolize "class and poise" when facing problems. For her mother, the spherical nature of a pearl conjures up the idea of "unity, so many small pieces adding up to one elegant, amazing thing.
Nixon, who was born in the Bahamas and moved to the U. Nixon said she often thinks about a photograph she once saw of the former California senator as with her sister and mom, who's wearing pearls. If you can do it, I'm sure I can do it.
At the same time Aloaye's group isn't the only one on Facebook encouraging women to sport Harris' favorite accessory in honor of her inauguration. Felicia Cheek, who lives in Atlanta, is a moderator for a group titled "Chucks and Pearls Day," a reference to the many times Harris has been seen wearing Converse's Chuck Taylor sneakers. Asked about the success of the group, which now has about 72, members, she explained, "People are so Married But Looking Real Sex Quantico and excited about something positive, something new While she Really need oral sex writes about a range of topics, from pop culture to politics, she has a special interest in in-depth health coverage, especially COVID research, women's health and racial health disparities.
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