These ravishing blacks scooped the Miss Universe crown

Mohammed Awal Dec 12, 2019 at 02:00pm

December 12, 2019 at 02:00 pm | Faces of Black Excellence

Mohammed Awal

Mohammed Awal

December 12, 2019 at 02:00 pm | Faces of Black Excellence

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Leila Lopes

Born in Benguela City, Angola in 1986, Lopes won Miss Angola 2010 after beating 20 other candidates to gain the right to represent the oil-rich country in Miss Universe 2011.

On 12 September 2011, Lopes was crowned Miss Universe in São Paulo, Brazil, receiving the title from the former Miss Universe Ximena Navarrete of Mexico

Lopes is the 60th Miss Universe titleholder and is the first Angolan woman to hold the position.

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