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In 1983 a young, beautiful Vanessa Williams was crowned Miss America and became the first Black woman to receive the coveted title. Not long after being crowned, nude photos of Williams were published in Penthouse magazine. The resulting scandal over the photos led to Williams being stripped of her crown and for some tarnished the…

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Miss America Nina Davuluri meets Vanessa Williams A barrier breaking pageant queen recently met her history making predecessor. Miss America Nina Daviluri met Vanessa Williams this week after a performance in Broadway’s The Trip to Bountiful. Their meeting marked the first time Davuluri, the first Indian American Miss America, chatted with Vanessa Williams, the first African American…

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Nina Davuluri became the first Miss America of Indian descent when she was crowned 2014 Miss America in Atlantic City. She became the second consecutive winner from the state of New York, succeeding Brooklyn-bred Mallory Hagan as the nation’s most beautiful ambassador. “I haven’t even had time to get emotional,” said a still shell-shocked Davuluri,…

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Racists tweet about new Miss America, Nina Davuluri   History was made Sunday after Ninan Davulri of Syracuse, N.Y., became the first Indian-American woman to win Miss America. Davulri, 23, took home the coveted crown and the $50,000 scholarship, beating out Miss California, Miss Oklahoma, Miss Florida and Miss Minnesota for the top spot. The beauty…

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Tonight, 53 beauties will compete for the title of Miss America 2014 in the legendary beauty pageant held in Atlantic City, N.J. The pageant made famous by the millions of dollars in scholarship money it donates to its contestants will air tonight on ABC at 9 p.m. EST. Before you tune in, check out five Miss…

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It’s that time of year again when America’s best bred and well read strut their stuff and showcase their talent in hopes of snagging the 2014 Miss America title. While there seems to be a lack of diversity among this year’s contestants, politics aside, there have been many beautiful black women to walk away with…

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Vanessa Lynn Williams is the quintessential American success story. She accomplished and epitomizes the American dream — on two separate occasions. Her legend presents one of the greatest comeback stories in entertainment history. Equally at home on Broadway in New York or in front of the cameras in Hollywood, Williams is the unbeatable combination of…

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It seems that Oprah Winfrey and Tyler Perry’s willingness to share deep, dark secrets of their past has opened the path for other celebrities to disclose theirs. “Desperate Housewives” and “Ugly Betty” star Vanessa Williams has written her memoir titled, You Have No Idea. In the book, the gorgeous 49-year-old reveals a disturbing incident. When…

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