New Yorker- Nina Davuluri, an American-born New Yorker of Indian descent was crowned Miss America last night. Ordinarily, this would be a seemingly happy moment that a woman representing the Miss America pageant would also represent the melting pot of American culture, but many Americans had a different idea about Davuluri’s win.

Nadia Elboubkri is a graduate of Temple University where she holds a Bachelor of the Arts in Political Science with a focus on Middle Eastern studies and political economy.