Nina Davuluri crowned Miss America
Miss America Crowned: Racist Tweets Run Rampant
By Samantha Leal | 09/16/2013 - 11:36

Nina Davuluri, 24, is American. But apparently, she's not a "true" American to many of those who posted their disgust that an Indian woman was crowned Miss America. 

The first Indian-American to be crowned Miss America, Davuluri's win was marked with racist and ignorant tweets about her heritage and background. 


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Selena Gomez in a bindi performing at MTV Movie Awards and DWTS
Hindu Leaders Demand Apology from Selena Gomez
By Samantha Leal | 04/17/2013 - 10:36

Seems some are not impressed with Selena Gomez’s nod to Indian culture.  Hindu leaders are calling for the 20-year-old to apologize, after she donned a Hindu religious ornament – the bindi – during her recent performance at the MTV Movie Awards.


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