Just this month our country has crowned another Miss America. Nina Davulri is from New York and is the first Indian- American to ever be crowned Miss America.
Despite her beauty, stage presence, and charm, people still felt as though Mrs. Davuluri didn’t deserve the crown because she is from Indian descent. Some People ignore the fact that her family is full of doctors and that she is pursuing a medical decree. Some People ignore the fact that she was in fact born in Syracuse, New York and was a cheerleader in high school. Some People ignore the fact that she graduated from the University of Michigan in 2012 with a B.S. in Brain, Behavior & Cognitive Science and that she was a member of Sigma Kappa sorority. Some People ignored all of these facts and only focused on one thing, the fact that Nina Davuluri was Indian American.
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