Miss Angola 2011, Leila Lopes became the second black African woman and the fourth black woman in the world to win the Miss Universe title at the Miss Universe 2011 competition held at Sao Paulo in Brazil on Monday.
Lopes won the Miss Universe 2011 contest, beating contestants from 89 countries. She is also the first ever from her home country Angola, to get crowned “Miss Universe.”
Check out the slideshow to know who the other black women are to win the Miss Universe crown in past.
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