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For the first time in American history, Miss America, Miss USA, and Miss Teen USA are all black women.

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Miss America 2014 Prompts Racial Backlash

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For the first time in history an Indian-American is Miss America. READ MORE

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A former Miss America winner who is now a GOP candidate for Congress was called a string of profane names today, including “street walker,” “love child” and “Miss Queen. ” Who is her attacker? A local Republican Party chairman in central Illinois.

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Miss Virginia took home the title of Miss America over the weekend and I have to say that I was very shocked to see her win. Caressa Cameron took the crown from the previous Miss America, Katie Stam, during the live broadcast from Las Vegas, winning a $50,000 scholarship.

The 22-year-old broadcast journalism student from Fredericksburg, Va., first wowed the audience and judges in her swimsuit and evening gown and then with her strong performance of Beyonce’s “Listen” from the movie “Dreamgirls.”

So, “Listen,” why don’t you?

Miss California Kristy Cavinder was the first runner-up, winning $25,000.  Here are some of the pictures from the show…