Beijing-Born Beauty Queen to Compete in Miss America, Not Beautiful Enough According to Chinese Netizens
The Beijinger (blog)
Angela Perez Baraquio, a Filipino-American representing Hawaii, claimed the tiara in 2012 only to face an onslaught of online racism. In 2014, Miss New York Nina Davuluri won the Miss America pageant to encounter a similar round of racism at home and ...
Indian-American Miss America Receives Ignorant Backlash
In 2001, a Hawaiian-born Filipino, Angela Perez Baraquio, took the title as the first Asian-American. The contest has taken baby steps to show off women of different cultural backgrounds. However, when Davuluri was announced this year's winner, social ...
Cara McCollum, Miss America Competitor, Dies at 24
Cara McCollum, former Miss New Jersey and Miss America candidate, has died at the age of 24. A car crash on Feb. 15 left McCollum critically injured, and the pageant champion died early Monday, according to the Facebook page, “Prayers for Cara,” which ...
Fab News – Get Your Luau On!
Former Miss America, Hawaii's own Angela Perez Baraquio was the emcee for the evening. She introduced those who had made this wonderful evening possible, then brought up a group of Ambassadors, including this year's Ambassador, Mac Christman.