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Girl of Indian Origin wins Miss America: Some upset that an 'Arab' won! [Copy link] 中文

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Racist tweets mar sweet moment for Nina Davuluri, first Miss America of Indian origin
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/nri/us-canada-news/Racist-tweets-mar-sweet-moment-for-Nina-Davuluri-first-Miss-America-of-Indian-origin/articleshow/22631169.cms

This is absurd on so many levels - ultra-nationalists in the US were upset that some 'Arab' won Miss America, and it galled them particularly after 9/11. It goes to show that hate and bigotry dont always need a basis in fact, reality or general knowledge. But it also shows that merit does go far in the USA.


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