Vanessa Williams became the first black woman to win the Miss America title in Last week, for the first time, black women wore the crowns of all three major pageants simultaneously. The three wins have become a powerful symbol of how much American views on beauty have evolved from a past marred by racism and gender stereotypes, even as black women leaders are still severely underrepresented in other fields, like corporate America or in Congress.
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I felt seen. Seems like America is ready, after all. So, of course, the excitement on social media following Garris' historic win was almost palpable.
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Teenagers competing in a national beauty pageant will no longer be required to parade before the judges in bikinis, Miss Teen USA has confirmed. Pageants have made attempts to break their conventional mould, yet many still retain the traditional swimsuit competition. You can find our Community Guidelines in full here.
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The first beauty pageants documented in history are found in the traditions of the European Festivals held during the Medieval era. One example of this structure is the selection of the May Queen held during the celebrations which occur during the first week of May. What we think of as the modern beauty pageant got its start in as part of a reenactment joust, while the first American pageant was attempted in
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