Watching the Miss USA competition and still thinking about this ICONIC ANSWER AT THE MISS AMERICA PAGENT.

Watching the Miss USA competition and still thinking about this ICONIC ANSWER AT THE MISS AMERICA PAGENT. <<< lol this wasn't from the Miss America pageant this is from a John Oliver segment about the Miss America pageant (but it's still iconic though)

Nina Davuluri's Miss America 2014 Win Prompts Twitter Backlash Against Indians, Muslims. Personally I think she is the AMERICAN DREAM!!! A child of Immirants that retains her heritage & honoirs her COUNTRY!!! Go Miss America/NY/NINA!!

You Don't Need To Be Blonde To Be Miss America, Folks

~ While I Wouldn't Normally Call This News, So Many Ppl Got Upset Over This Lovely Woman Winning, Saying She Wasn't American ~ Congrats To The Beautiful Miss America 2014

Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri 'so proud to be the first Indian Miss America'

Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri 'so proud to be the first Indian Miss America'

Davuluri is a Syracuse native and the second consecutive Miss New York to be crowned Miss America

Nina Davuluri, Miss New York, was crowned the new Miss America on Sunday night in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Miss New York, the second Miss America winner from her state in the past two years, gracefully proves that pageant contestants needn't worry about onstage flubs, as she missed her cue during the talent competition earlier in the evening.

Miss America 2014 Is...

Miss New York Nina Davuluri, center, reacts after being named Miss America 2014 as Miss California Crystal Lee, left, and Miss America 2013 Mallory Hagan celebrate with her in Atlantic City.

New York's #Desi Nina Davuluri crowned 2014 Miss America...becomes the first Miss America of Indian descent, after wooing the judges with a Bollywood fusion dance

New York's Davuluri crowned 2014 Miss America

New York's Nina Davuluri crowned 2014 Miss America.becomes the first Miss America of Indian descent, after wooing the judges with a Bollywood fusion dance

The pushback is heartening and well-intentioned, but misses what ought to be the real shame target: India. After all, despite being a country of almost a billion people, India has left it to America to crown the first Indian beauty queen who looks... well, Indian.

Miss America and the Indian Beauty Myth

Nina Davuluri, Miss New York, Wins Miss America 2014 Title (PHOTOS)

Miss America 2014 Is...

Indian Origin Nina Davuluri Crowned Miss America 2014 Bollywood Fusion Dance

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Miss New York Nina Davuluri Crowned Miss America

Miss America 2014 - the first Indian-American woman to win the pageant.

I hope someday this country starts accepting that American is not defined exclusively as blond haired blue eyed/ white skin. Congratulations Miss America 2014 - Nina Davuluri (Miss New York) / Talent - Bollywood Dance / Platform Issue - Celebrating Diversity

Miss America crowns 2014 winner

Miss New York Nina Davuluri walks down the runway after winning the the Miss America 2014 pageant, Sunday, Sept. in Atlantic City, N.

Miss America 1979 Kylene Barker, Miss America 2004 Ericka Dunlap, Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri, Miss America 2010 Caressa Cameron

Miss America 1979 Kylene Barker, Miss America 2004 Ericka Dunlap, Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri, Miss America 2010 Caressa Cameron

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