South Africa Crowned Miss Universe

It’s always great to start the day with Black Beauty, don’t you think?

The following information comes from Africa News.

26-year-old Zozibini Tunzi was crowned 2019 Miss Universe. The finale took place at the Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, GA. Tunzi incorporated colors of the South African flag in her costumes throughout the different rounds, defeating runners-up Miss Puerto Rico and Miss Mexico. She was crowned by Catriona Gray.

Zozibini Tunzi has been a strong voice against gender-based violence (GBV) in South Africa, which happens to be the highest across the continent. In regards to her activism, the following has been advised:

Zozibini Tunzi is a passionate activist and engaged in the fight against gender based violence.

She has devoted her social media campaign to changing the narrative around gender stereotypes. She is a proud advocate for natural beauty and encourages women to love themselves the way they are.

When asked what’s the most important thing we should be teaching young girls, she responded:

“I think the most important thing we should be teaching young girls today is leadership. It’s something that has been lacking in young girls and women for a very long time not because we don’t want to but because of what society has labeled women to be. I think we are the most powerful beings in the world and that we should be given every opportunity. And that is what we should be teaching these young girls, to take up space.”

You can check out the full article by clicking here.

Congratulations, Zozibini Tunzi!

Until Next Time…

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