For the first time in history, all four major 2019 pageant titles now belong to Black women; Miss America 2019 Nia Franklin, Miss USA 2019 Cheslie Kryst, Miss Teen USA 2019 Kaliegh Garris, and now the newly crowned Miss Universe 2019, Zozibini Tunzi!
Yes. Black women are securing their crowns!
In case you missed it, we are still relishing in the #BlackGirlMagic that Miss South Africa Zozibini Tunzi offered as she secured the prestigious title of Miss Universe 2019 on Sunday night (Dec. 8)!
Serving sophistication, style and smarts, all eyes were on the mocha-colored beauty as the Mouawad “Power of Unity” crown was placed upon her head. Royalty!
Glowing in her rich melanin, the 26-year-old public relations professional and anti-violence activist not only took home the crown for South Africa but also shined a light on Brown Skin Girls around the world, thanks to her natural beauty representation.
Eager to know more about the pageant queen—who revealed she listened to Beyoncé’s “Brown Skin Girl” each morning as she prepared for the big day—we’ve decided to highlight some fun things you may not know about Miss Zozibini Tunzi.
Here Are The Fun Things We Learned About The New Miss Universe Via Her Social Media:
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