Hoop Earrings Black Culture. The first hoop earrings originated around 2500 BCE. Culture and race are not the same.
Hoop earrings originated in Africa dating back to Nubia a civilization that existed in the fourth century in what is now present day Sudan according to Yekaterina Barbash associate curator of. The first hoop earrings originated around 2500 BCE. In Nubia an African civilization located in what we now call Sudan.
Think twice before you put them on.
Historians say Sumerian women wore the first gold hoop earrings around 2500 BCE. From activists like Angela Davis to artists like Tina Turner more women were adopting an African-inspired look that embraced natural hairstyles and hoop earrings. The culture actually comes from a historical background of oppression and exclusion. Culture and race are not the same.