Posts Tagged ‘fierce’

On January 30, 2010, young geek girls (particularly those of color) did a happy dance.   Caressa Cameron, student at Virginia Commonwealth University and former ugly duckling, rocked it and became our next Miss America.   She is also (for those counting) the eighth African American Miss America. 

This post originally was going to skewer the time-honored tradition of objectifying women (which is does) but I couldn’t help soften at the sight of our current Miss America with stringy hair and braces.  Caressa, I confess, you are MY GAL.  You are proof that not all beauty pageant queens think they can see Russia from their house. Continue Reading »