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Miss America Crowned, Hit With Racist Tweets

Miss America Crowned, Hit With Racist Tweets
Posted Monday, September 16th 2013 @ 5am  by Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– For the first time, we have a Miss America of Indian descent. "I'm so happy this organization has embraced diversity," said Nina Davuluri in a press conference after winning last night. "I'm thankful there are children watching at home who can finally relate to a new Miss America." Davuluri, 24, is the second consecutive Miss New York to win the crown, the AP reports. But moments after her victory, the haters got on Twitter, Timereports. The "rather appalling display of ignorance," as the magazine calls it, included references to terrorism, convenience stores, and Davuluri not being American enough.

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