Let’s Celebrate Representation Without Putting Politicians on a Pedestal

Seeing ourselves reflected is important, but there’s more work to be done

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wearing a face mask.

When Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks out against those who have insulted her or underestimated her, my heart flutters and I feel less alone in the world as a Latina woman. Her unwavering capability to call out…