Deshauna Barber: This Beautiful Black Queen Won Miss USA & Everything’s LIT!

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Deshauna Barber Wins Miss USA

Deshauna Barber became America’s sweetheart Sunday when the 26-year-old IT analyst/First Lieutenant took home the crown of Miss USA.

The Virginia State University grad aced her question portion of the competition;

Miss District of Columbia Deshauna Barber smiles during the 2016 Miss USA pageant in Las Vegas, Sunday, June 5, 2016. (Jason Ogulnik/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP) LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT; LAS VEGAS SUN OUT

and stunned in a swimsuit.

Miss District of Columbia Deshauna Barber walks in the swimsuit competition during the 2016 Miss USA pageant in Las Vegas, Sunday, June 5, 2016. (Jason Ogulnik/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP) LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT; LAS VEGAS SUN OUT

She then landed in the top 3 alongside Miss Georgia and Miss Hawaii, both fellow women of color….

Finalists Miss Hawaii Chelsea Hardin, center, Miss District of Columbia Deshauna Barber, right, and Miss Georgia Emanii Davis, left, stand during the 2016 Miss USA pageant in Las Vegas, Sunday, June 5, 2016. (Jason Ogulnik/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP) LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT; LAS VEGAS SUN OUT

and ultimately won.

Miss District of Columbia Deshauna Barber smiles after being crowned Miss USA during the 2016 Miss USA pageant in Las Vegas, Sunday, June 5, 2016. (Jason Ogulnik/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP) LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT; LAS VEGAS SUN OUT

The internet has since exploded with glee over the crown being placed on this beautiful black queen.

Congrats Deshauna!
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More reactions and photos of this queen on the flip.

Jason Ogulnik/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP

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Miss District of Columbia USA, Deshauna Barber on stage during the 2016 MISS USA Pageant Preliminary Competition, T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, NV, on June 1, 2016. (Photo by GPA/imageSPACE) *** Please Use Credit from Credit Field ***

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