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This Week in Black History July 23, 1984

7/19/2013, 8:49 a.m.
On July 23, 1984, Suzette Charles became the second Black woman ever crowned as “Miss America”. Vanessa Williams (also Black) ...
Suzette Charles

On July 23, 1984, Suzette Charles became the second Black woman ever crowned as “Miss America”. Vanessa Williams (also Black) was the actual winner that year, but was stripped of her crown after provocative photos surfaced.