An Open Letter to Racist Tweeters on Miss America

By: Sayantani DasGupta Dear Racist Tweeters of America, First and foremost, let me thank you on behalf of feminists of color everywhere, not to mention the producers of the Miss America competition, for making people sit up and take notice of a beauty contest that otherwise would…

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New Miss America Attacked By Internet Ignorance

On Sunday night, Nina Davuluri (Miss New York), became the first Miss America winner of Indian descent. Davulri won after wowing judges with a Bollywood fusion dance. She plans to use her $50,000 prize to help pay for medical school. As Miss America she will also spend a…

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