You may not know who Nia Franklin is.  You also may not know that Nia Franklin was crowned Miss New York on June 30, 2018, right here in Buffalo, NY at Shea's Performing Arts Center.  The final piece of information you may not know about Nia Franklin is that she went on to be proudly crowned with the ultimate dream come true for only a chosen few women ... Nia Franklin was crowned Miss America 2019.

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Another Miss America you may not be aware of is Cheryl Browne, the 1st African-American Miss America in 1970.

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Miss America 2019, Nia Franklin, talks about getting rid of the Miss America Swimsuit Competition:

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