In the 63-year history of the pageant, the overwhelming majority of the winners have been white or white-passing women. And only one truly dark-skinned woman has won within the past decade.
Crowd-favorite Miss Jamaica, Kaci Fennell, was fourth runner-up, and her snub elicited a chorus of boos. She was also the only contestant in the top 15 hailing from a nation predominately filled with black or African people.
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