November 11th on the evening of the 9th local time, the “Miss America” beauty contest postponed due to Coronavirus pandemic came to an end. The new “Miss America” was held in Memphis, Tennessee.
The former residence of Elvis Presley was crowned. “Miss Mississippi” Asya Branch won the crown.
Asya Branch won the 2020 “Miss America” crown. Image source: “Miss America” social media screenshot.
Blanche, 22, is from Booneville, Mississippi. He is the first African-American to represent the state in the annual “Miss America” contest. It is also the first time a Mississippi contestant has won the title of “Miss America”.
In the self-introduction video of “Miss America”, Blanche talked about her enthusiasm for criminal justice reform and mentioned that she had participated in a round table on this issue with President Trump.
On the evening of the 9th local time, after two rounds of fierce elimination matches in swimwear and evening dresses, the final round of the competition required five candidates to randomly select topics for 30-second speeches. Blanche got the “gun law.”
“As a person who grew up in a family with guns, I learned how to assemble, how to fire guns and gun safety since I was young. I think gun education should be provided to everyone.” Blanche went on to say that she thinks people should go through Only after training and passing safety tests can you obtain a firearm license.
She said: “I don’t think we should ban guns because it is obvious that people will find a way to get what they want anyway. (Owning guns) is our Second Amendment right. We just need a safer environment. “
As for the next job, Blanche admitted that due to the new crown virus pandemic, her role as “Miss America” may seem different from normal, but she still hopes to share her own information online through platforms such as Zoom. information.