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Credit: Frank L. Franklin, from New York, won her title in September in Atlantic City, New Jersey, becoming the first woman also to win the Miss America crown without having to don a swimsuit. Garris, from New Haven, Connecticut, won her crown in April, and hopes to become a trauma nurse.
Kryst, 28, will now advance to the Miss Universe competition. The oldest of the three pageants is Miss America, which dates back to the early s but only began accepting women of color in the s. Cheryl Browne became the first black women to participate in and Vanessa Williams was crowned the first black Miss America in
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So this happened last night Garris, a Connecticut high school senior, was crowned Sunday and plans to attend college to pursue her dreams of becoming a nurse. Franklin, who won her competition in Septemberis a classically trained opera singer who represented New York in the pageant.
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During her interview, [ when? Zakarian later worked as an actress under the stage name of Devon Pierce, her most notable role was as "Diane Westin" on the soap opera The Young and the Restless. She also appeared on Santa Barbara as Isabella Castillo. The show revolves around the eventful lives of the wealthy Capwell family of Santa Barbara, California.
Beauty pageants early in their histories, some dating back to the s, barred women of color from participating. Even after organizations began changing their rules to accept women of all races, there was still a lingering frustration and opposition to join. Only in the last 50 years have black women become more prevalent in these competitions.