Nia Imani Franklin speaks out on Miss America's ban on transgender women.
Nia Franklin, representing New York state, was crowned the 92nd Miss America last night. The opera singer from Winston-Salem, North Carolina was trending all over social media with many noting she is the ninth Black woman to win the pageant. The last Black woman to go home with the crown was Caressa Cameron from Fredericksburg, Virginia […]
Stories about gun violence within our country are becoming all too common. President Obama is utilizing the incidents as an avenue to open up the conversation about the need for stricter gun control laws. He recently released a statement about the killing of Zaevion Dobson, a high school football star from Knoxville, Tennessee who was […]
Vanessa Williams made history 32 years ago, when she became the first African-American woman to win the Miss America pageant. Almost a year after she took home the crown, Penthouse magazine published nude photos of Williams, prompting Miss America officials to call for her resignation. Miss America CEO Sam Haskell finally took the initiative to apologize […]
Vanessa Williams returns to the Miss America pageant as the head judge after being forced to step away from her crown in 1984.
Nina Davuluri’s (pictured) victory as the first Miss America of Indian heritage isn’t sitting well with some on Twitter, according to the NY Daily News. SEE ALSO: All-White Sororities At Ala. Univ. Draw Attention Shortly after the Syracuse-born, Oklahoma-raised Davuluri won the Miss America title Sunday evening, people began questioning her American status, with one […]
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