For the first time in history, Black women now hold five of the biggest beauty pageant titles.
Nyekachi Douglas didn't win the crown, but she "won the world's heart," said one fan on Twitter.
Contestants from more than 100 countries took part in the annual beauty pageant.
Japan’s recently-selected representative for the Miss World beauty pageant this year has already caused quite a stir on social
Congratulations, Mireia Lalaguna Royo!
"I was interested in human rights way before I even thought of beauty pageants."
The real competition should lie in community service hours logged, charity dollars raised, and persons inspired. Women should be judged based on character and contributions, instead of looks.
During her reign as Miss World, Linor had to testify against the rapist in a difficult, public trial. When the guilty verdict came in, Linor turned to a news camera in the courtroom and said to all the women in Israel that if she could do it, they could too.
Through her successful film career, she has become one of the highest paid Bollywood actresses and a smash success on the international scene.
Fatima’s reason was “correct” because she followed Islamic tradition, the contest said. “We don’t just want to shout ‘no