Nia Imani Franklin (born July 27, 1993) is an American beauty pageant titleholder. In June 2018, she was crowned Miss New York 2018. On September 9, 2018, she was crowned Miss America 2019 in Atlantic City, New Jersey by the outgoing Miss America 2018, Cara Mund.

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9 things to know about Miss America 2019, Nia Franklin

Nia Franklin became Miss America 2019 on Sunday night in Atlantic City. Franklin, 24, who competed as Miss New York, is the first Miss America who didn't have to wear a swimsuit as part of the pageant. However, she's the fourth Miss New York to win in ...


Los Angeles Times

Miss America 2019 Nia Franklin likes competition's changes, especially no ...

After weeks of competition, Nia Imani Franklin earned the Miss America 2019 title and a $50,000 scholarship at Atlantic City's Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall, the birthplace of the 1921 competition. “Dancing With the Stars” judge Carrie Ann Inaba and TV ...

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Winston-Salem-native Nia Franklin crowned Miss America 2019

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The new Miss America is Nia Franklin, a native of Winston-Salem. Representing New York, Franklin was crowned the 92nd Miss America at Sunday's event in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Miss Connecticut, Bridget Oei, was named first ...


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Nia Franklin: 5 things to know about Miss America 2019

Nia Franklin was crowned the new Miss America Sunday night, bringing the honor back to the state of New York. In her acceptance speech, the 24-year-old said, "It took a lot of perseverance to get here" and thanked her family for all their support. But ...

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