Miss America

Black Voices
The magazine featured Cheslie Kryst, Kaliegh Garris and Nia Imani Franklin on its digital cover: "Welcome to the era where Black women reign supreme!”
Black Voices
New Miss USA Cheslie Kryst is a lawyer who does pro bono work with incarcerated people.
Entertainment
"My parents still talk about it, " the former "2 Broke Girls" star said.
Women
“I just had this moment thinking, ‘How am I going to make this moment meaningful?’" Emily Sioma said.
Women
"All these women onstage are more than just that," Miss America 2019 Nia Imani Franklin said after her win.
Entertainment
Emily Sioma won plenty of hearts with her activism, though New York's Nia Imani Franklin won the pageant.
Women
HuffPost spoke with Gretchen Carlson and past winners about nixing the bikini competition and the future of the pageant during the Me Too era.
Entertainment
The current Miss America spoke to HuffPost about her recent allegations of bullying by chairwoman Gretchen Carlson.
Entertainment
Current Miss America Cara Mund has accused Carlson of "disrespect, passive-aggressive behavior, belittlement, and outright exclusion."
U.S. News
The competition host appeared in a controversial skit about the removal of the swimsuit contest from Miss America pageants.
Opinion
The elimination of the swimsuit competition is only a Band-Aid on a wound that needs serious surgery.
Women
Miss America Organization chair Gretchen Carlson has pledged to make the contest more inclusive in response to Me Too.
Women
The appointments of former pageant winners follow male board members abruptly resigning in December.
Queer Voices
"I feel overjoyed to have found someone to share life’s adventures,” she said.
HuffPost Video
Former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson has been tapped to lead the Miss America Organization in the wake of its email scandal.
U.S. News
Carlson will be the first former Miss America to lead the organization.
Women
Email messages sent by CEO Sam Haskell contained misogynistic language.
Women
The women spoke out after HuffPost reported on a shocking set of internal emails filled with misogynistic statements.
Women
Internal correspondence reveals name-calling, slut-shaming and fat-shaming in emails between the Miss America CEO, board members and a pageant writer.