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Afghanistan In Pageantry

Watch CB Director Rafa Delfin's latest vlog on the status of Afghanistan in pageantry. Click the banner to take you to the link.

Former Miss America Phyllis George Passes Away At 70

Phyllis George of Denton, Texas, the 21-year-old newly crowned Miss America, waves against backdrop of the beach and ocean at Atlantic City, N.J., Sept. 13, 1970. (Associated Press) Phyllis George , the former  Miss America  who became a female sportscasting pioneer on  CBS 's “The  NFL  Today” and served as the first lady of Kentucky, has died. She was 70. A family spokeswoman said George died Thursday at a Lexington, Kentucky, hospital after a long fight with a blood disorder.  Her children, Lincoln Tyler George Brown and CNN White House correspondent Pamela Ashley Brown, released a joint statement, saying: “For many, Mom was known by her incredible accomplishments as the pioneering female sportscaster, 50th Miss America and first lady. But this was all before we were born and never how we viewed Mom. To us, she was the most incredible mother we could ever ask for, and it is all of the defining qualities the public never saw, especially against the winds of adver

Miss America Postpones Annual Broadcast And Competition To 2021

CAMILLE SCHRIER, MISS AMERICA 2020 May 8, 2020 Miss America Postpones Annual Broadcast and Competitions to 2021  NEW YORK, NY (May 8, 2020)   –  The Miss America Organization announced Friday that the Miss America 2021 Competition, previously scheduled for December, is being delayed to next year due to the nation-wide impact of COVID-19.  For the safety, health and welfare of the enormous community necessary to make the Miss America competition possible, including participants, volunteers, organizers, and fans, the Miss America Board of Directors has unanimously voted in favor of postponing the Miss America 2021 Competition and has advised the 51 qualifying competitions across the country to do so as well. “As we all know, this moment in our history is one that will change the course of many programs, businesses, and institutions, and the Miss America Organization is not alone in navigating these challenges,” said Shantel Krebs , Board Chair. ”At this time, as an organi