Biracial Pageant Winner Faces Backlash For Not Being ‘Black Enough’

Rachael Malonson gets backlash for winning Miss Black.

What a way to ruin this special moment!

Rachael Malonson won the 2017 Miss Black University of Texas pageant Sunday, and is now dealing with major backlash after she was deemed “not black enough.”

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The biracial beauty has a black father and white mother, and has admitted that she sometimes gets mistaken for being Hispanic. People on social media criticized her win, also claiming that she was specifically chosen for being so light-skinned.


Thankfully there were people who were fully in support of the 22-year-old, and defended her on Twitter.

Her brother also posted a message defending her against all the haters.

Rachael herself also spoke up, thanking people who stood up for her.

Congrats, girl! Don’t let anybody steal your shine!

[Image via Twitter.]

May 5, 2017 10:40am PDT

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