#blackgirlmagic prevailed during the finals of Miss USA 2017 when
Kára McCullough of the District of Columbia became the 66th winner and achieved a back-to-back for her state (since 1988-89) and black-to-black victory for women of color (four of them entered the Top 5).
Miss New Jersey Chhavi Verg was given 1st runner-up honors with Miss Minnesota Meridith Gould the second runner-up placement. Whitney Wantland of Illinois and Megan Gordon of South Carolina completed the Top 5.
McCullough is a Nuclear Scientist by profession, and that background stressed even more the objective of the owners of the Miss Universe Organization for women empowerment.
courtesy of seng12900.beautypageants