Toni-Ann Singh from Jamaica crowned Miss World

For the first time in history, five black women are 2019’s major pageant queens!
2:18 | 12/15/19

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We move onto a cultural milestone overnight. The crowning of a new miss world, and janai is here with why this is part of a trend. Reporter: Absolutely part of a trend, and definitely a moment in history. Less than a week after miss universe became the fourth black woman crowned in a major pageant this year, we now have a fifth black pageant queen. Miss world, 2019 -- Reporter: This morning, toni-ann Singh is waking up the new miss world. Winning the miss world pageant after beating out over 100 other contestants over the last couple of weeks. I was shocked. I had to take a moment to say they said Jamaica. They said Jamaica, and that means you. That means get out there. Reporter: When the cover girl was crowned, another finalist couldn't contain her excitement. First time in history five black women reign supreme. Toni-ann now rounding out a historic streak, set by the other four making all five of 2019's major pageant queens black women. ABC's linsey Davis speaking to three of the queens after their crowning moments. There was a time when we literally could not win, like, literally the miss America competition banned black women from competing. The miss universe organization did not crown a black miss usa until 1990, like, there was no space for us. Reporter: Seeing now this 69th winner of the longest running international beauty pageant says unity was felt throughout the entire competition. You realize that even though we're so strong and we're representing our different countries, we also need each other. It's, like, my eyelashes, India put them on for me, and usually Trinidad would put them on for Reporter: The college student who majors in women's studies says her mother has facilitated her dream in every way possible. That dream now realized. She posted to Twitter after the moment with the tweet, to girls around the world writing, please know that you are worthy and capable of achieving your dreams. You have a purpose, and with that moment with miss Nigeria, people online loved it. She was twirling, so excited for her. Just women supporting women. Interesting to see the other contestants supporting each other as well. It's a team effort.

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