Race

New Miss America Brushes Off Racist Responses

Winner is of Indian descent, which caused the Internet to go stupid

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Social media was abuzz overnight in the wake of Nina Davuluri being crowned as Miss America 2014.

And a lot of the tweets were attacks on the fact that she is the first woman of Indian descent to win the pageant and wear the crown.

She was referred to as "the Arab," by some and other commenters noted "This is America, not India." One called her "Miss 7-11."

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