Miss Minnesota USA Breaks Barriers With First Down Syndrome Competitor

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The Miss Universe pageant is always inspiring for audiences who watch, but Miss Minnesota USA continues to break barriers and bring diversity to the table. Last year Miss Minnesota contestant Halima Aden made history being the first competitor to wear a hijab and burkini during the swimsuit round. This time […]

Halima Aden — the Somalian-American beauty queen breaking barriers

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Of the 45 contestants that competed in the Miss Minnesota USA pageant on Sunday, no one made headlines quite like 19-year-old Somalian-American Halima Aden. The Muslim teen can proudly say that she broke barriers that night by becoming the first woman to wear her hijab during the competition. She even […]