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Miss America Crowns First Winner of Indian Descent

posted on September 16, 2013

At New York Daily News, Nina Golgowski reports on the crowning of new Miss America Nina Davuluri, who is the first Indian American to hold the title. After her win, some critics took to Twitter with racist remarks, even calling her a “terrorist.” The 24-year-old daughter of Indian immigrants responded to the inflammatory comments: “I have to rise above that. I always viewed myself as first and foremost American.”

Read at New York Daily News