Indian-American Miss America Attacked On Twitter

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 49•38 Sep 16, 2013

Nina Davuluri, an Indian-American from New York, was crowned Miss America last night, becoming the pageant’s first-ever winner of Asian descent and prompting a flood of racist tweets, including many that erroneously called her a Muslim. What do you think?

  • “This will all get cleared up at her first public address.”

    Shauna Stack –
    Systems Analyst

  • “The Miss America pageant is not about race. It’s about who the prettiest lady is.”

    Oliver Gatti –
    Auto Damage Appraiser

  • “When are Americans going to finally learn how to properly spot Muslims?”

    Kurt Zwerling –
    Ombudsman