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Cheslie Kryst – is a beautiful Black 27 Year Old from North Carolina who is now Ms. USA after winning the Pageant last night.

Kryst is a lawyer from Charlotte, North Carolina and a Graduate of Wake Forest University, represents prison inmates on a pro bono basis.  She calls herself a “weird kid” with a “unibrow” who’s now part of the first generation of truly empowered women.

Asked in the final round to use one word to summarize her generation, Cheslie Kryst said;  “innovative.”

CHESLIE KRYST:  “I’m standing here in Nevada, in the state that has the first female majority legislature in the entire country.”  “Mine is the first generation to have that forward-looking mindset that has inclusivity, diversity, strength and empowered women. I’m looking forward to continued progress in my generation.”

The Pageant was one of the most diverse in Pageant history with Contestants from all walks of life.  New Mexico’s Alejandra Gonzalez, the first runner-up, and Oklahoma’s Triana Browne, the second runner-up, helped highlight the diversity of the competition on stage as the three finalists along with Kryst, who is African American.
Congratulations to CHESELIE KRYST – the new MS. USA!!!