After 2020 saw a second consecutive Black beauty crowned as Miss USA with Mississippi's own Asya Branch, it's now happening for a third time in a row with the new champ for 2021, Elle Smith of Kentucky.
How’s that for a little history? When South Africa’s Zozibini Tunzi was crowned Miss Universe during last night’s Miss Universe pageant, she added to a unique kind of pageant history. For the first time ever, four of the top pageants titles in the world all belong to black women. Tunzi joins 2019 Miss USA Cheslie Kryst, 2019 […]
Last night, North Carolina’s Chelsie Kryst made history when she was announced as Miss USA. Not only was she the latest Black woman to wear the crown, she helped pull off a historic trifecta. For the first time ever, three Black women are currently wearing crowns as the 2019 Miss USA, Miss Teen USA and Miss […]
It’s been almost three months since Deshauna Barber won the 2016 Miss America pageant, but her extremely emotional crowning ceremony just got even more dramatic. https://www.instagram.com/p/BJax00MAiZz/?taken-by=deshaunabarber Monday afternoon, Barber revealed to her 60,000 Instagram followers that her teary-eyed acceptance of the Miss USA crown was much deeper than the audience knew at the time. https://www.instagram.com/p/BGUclQFvhpn/?taken-by=deshaunabarber Of course, Barber was ecstatic to be […]