How Jennifer Hosten Became The First Black Woman To Be Crowned Miss World In 1970

Beauty contests today are greeted with an air of normalcy as there are so many that abound. However, this was not the case in the 20th century when every beauty contest was greeted with a lot of anticipation on the side of the audience. You can then imagine what must have been the outcome of a beauty contest that left allegations of racism, demonstrations and even a bombing in its trail. At the center of it all was Jennifer Hosten, the first black Miss World from the Caribbean island of Grenada.

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