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Apelonice Lima: The would be winner of a 1977 beauty contest in southern Brazil – Judge denied her victory because she was black

Apelonice Lima in Miss Rio Grande do Sul contest of 1977 In a previous article featuring the only black woman to ever win the Miss Brasil contest (Deise Nunes, 1986), the name Apelonice … Continue reading

August 29, 2012 · Leave a comment