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First Indian-Origin Miss America Butt of Racist Comments

PUBLISHED BY: SURENDER KUMAR
SEPTEMBER 16, 2013

   
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Racist remarks on Twitter have greeted Nina Davuluri, an Indo-American, who was crowned Miss America 2014. Twitterati commented on the 24-year-old Nina Davuluri's heritage and race, bringing back the ghost pf racism.

 

 

 

 

The Miss America pageant has crowned its first winner from an Indian background – an aspiring doctor who wantsto use the $50,000 prize money for her studies. But within minutes of winning the title, Davuluri became the target of racist comments on social media sites.

 





 

 

Davuluri, the first Indian-descent winner, impressed the judges with a Bollywood fusion dance number in the talent round, to earn the coveted tiara.

 

 



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