Results for - Miss America: Nina Davuluri Faces Insult
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On Sunday, Nina Davuluri was announced as Miss America 2014. However, her title win did not come without insult. Many individuals took to social media to criticize the fact that Davuluri is of Indian heritage. In response to the backlash, Davuluri stated “I have to rise above that [...] I always viewed myself as first and foremost American.” Note: Davuluri is the first woman of Indian decent to win Miss America.
1. Are you familiar with this story?
Yes, I am familiar with this story
No, I am not familiar with this story
2. Did you watch the pageant when it aired last Sunday?
Yes, I watched the pageant when it aired on Sunday
No, I did not watch the pageant when it aired on Sunday
3. Do you think that Miss America should only be crowned if they are Caucasian?
Yes, I think that Miss America winners should only be crowned if they are Caucasian
No, I do not think that Miss America winners should only be Caucasian
4. Do you think that Davuluri's new title as Miss America reflects that society's standard of beauty has changed?
Yes, I think society’s opinions of beauty is changing
No, I do not think that Davuluri’s Miss America win reflects that society’s standard of beauty is changing
5. Do you think Davuluri's win has broken a barrier for other women of color that participate in pageants?