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Special Episode: Miss America 2019 Nia Franklin — Passion for Education & the Arts [41]

Miss New York Nia Imani Franklin reacts after winning Miss America 2019 in Atlantic City, N.J., September 9, 2018. (Carlo Allegri/Reuters )

The new Miss America, Nia Franklin, 25, proclaimed during the recent competition that,“As Miss America I will continue my work to make sure students across this nation have access to a quality education.”  She is a role model, and her achievement and success are an example for all, particularly women, of what educational opportunity combined with hard work can do. Nia’s strength of vision and purpose has helped her achieve her goals, and chasing her dream she has overcome incredible obstacles and hardships. Nia joins Reality Check to discuss that vision and her thoughts for a future that everyone has the opportunity to participate in equally and equitably. 

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