The Miss America 2019 pageant was the 92nd Miss America pageant, though the Miss America Organization will celebrate its 98th anniversary in 2018. This discrepancy is due to national pageants not being held from 1928–1932 or in 1934 because of financial problems associated with the Great Depression.

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Miss America 2019 praises organization for scrapping swimsuit competition

Miss America 2019 has been crowned, and she's thankful the bikinis have been ditched. Representing New York, Nia Imani Franklin won the title in Atlantic City on Sunday night, in the first competition since the 98-year-old pageant scrapped the swimsuit ...

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Washington Post

Miss America 2019: The best, worst and weirdest moments from the swimsuit-free ...

Although there was lots of drama surrounding the Miss America Organization this year, on Sunday night, the actual televised competition had almost no controversy. Miss New York, Nia Franklin, was named the winner of the 2019 Miss America contest, and ...

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Twitter reviews of the new Miss America 2019 are in, 2.0 'is a trainwreck ...

Some people also wanted more of reigning Miss USA Cara Mund, who claimed the organization's leadership "silenced me, reduced me, marginalized me, and essentially erased me in my role as Miss America in subtle and not-so-subtle ways on a daily basis.



Miss America 2019 is Nia Franklin

(CNN) The new Miss America is Nia Franklin. Representing New York, Franklin was crowned the 92nd Miss America at Sunday's event in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Related: Behind the glamour of the Miss America pageant lies discord and division.


New York Times

Nia Imani Franklin, Miss New York, Is the Winner of Miss America 2019

On Sunday night, Nia Franklin was crowned Miss America 2019. A classically trained opera singer, Ms. Franklin represented New York in the competition, focusing on equal opportunity and education in her interview questions. “I have New York grit,” Ms.

- New York Times


Miss America 2019: Miss New York Nia Franklin is crowned the winner

And the crown goes to... Miss New York Nia Franklin. She edged out her 50 fellow competitors Sunday night in Atlantic City. After being crowned, Franklin expressed her gratitude. "I'm feeling really blessed right now," she said. "I want to thank God ...


Miss America 2019: Who is the new Miss America? Miss New York Nia Franklin wins

Fourth runner up - Miss Massachusetts. Third runner up - Miss Florida. Second runner up - Miss Louisiana. First runner up - Miss Connecticut. Miss America 2019 is Miss New York Nia Franklin. Franklin is a graduate of the University of North Carolina ...


Miss New York Nia Imani Franklin Crowned Miss America 2019

Miss America has crowned its new winner! At the end of Sunday evening's live competition, Cara Mund of North Dakota ended her run as Miss America 2018 when she crowned Miss New York Nia Imani Franklin with the 2019 Miss America tiara. “It took a lot ...