Miss America Archives

Crown history! Miss USA, Miss Teen USA & Miss America are all black women

May 9, 2019

Remember when you used to watch pageant shows and you’d be rooting for the Black woman to win, but knowing in your gut, that she wouldn’t get it? Over the years, we have seen the shift change with more and more women of color getting the top spot. And now, for the first time ever,… [Read More]

Miss America Nia Imani Franklin is happy she didn’t have to endure swimsuit competition

September 13, 2018

“All these women onstage are more than just that,” Miss America 2019 Nia Imani Franklin said after her win. Miss America 2019 winner Nia Imani Franklin is glad she didn’t have to wear a swimsuit for the competition. “I’m happy that I didn’t have to do so to win this title tonight because I’m more… [Read More]