The beautiful Khadija Ben Hamou won the fifth of January a fun 'Miss Algeria'. She thus became the second black woman in history, who has been named as 'Miss Algeria'. Back in 2005, it was Nassima Mokadem, who won the distinguished title.
Khadija's victory in the north african country of Algeria has, however, been followed by a flood of racist comments on social media, where her dark skin, her nose and her lips have been criticized. Many have also believed that she looks like a man. Critics believe that Khadija is too dark, and that she is not a good representative of the beauty of Algeria. But Khadija has also received lots of support from all over the world of people who take the deep distance from the racist treatment of skønhedsdronningen.
It writes multiple media including the BBC, the Independent and L'express
One of the many critics likened on twitter the history of the beauty queen with the black american soul-singer James Brown.
oh mddr Miss Algérie on dirait pas James Brown. pic.twitter.com/GcL25N0HzJ— INA (@inaramzz) January 6, 2019
But now the beautiful Khadija again to its critics.
- I will not back out because of the people who have criticised me, tells Khadija to the news page for the TSA in Algeria and adds:
- I am proud that I have fulfilled my dream, and I'm also proud that I come from the state of Adrar, says Khadija, who is born and raised in the southern state of Adrar in Algeria, where the population is more dark in the skin.
- I would also like to encourage other girls from the region to participate in a fun, if they feel like it.
According to the BBC will be people with darker skin are often discriminated against in Algeria.
the Organization behind a fun 'Miss Algerie' is also on facebook taken strongly reject the racism, as Khadija has been exposed since his victory.
For the lookup, writes the following:
'the Organization behind the Miss Algerie' deplores and denounces the racist behaviour and comments, as several people have put forward. We give you here two pictures of our lovely Miss Algeria 2019.
Khadija Ben Hamou has also to the bottoms of the runners said the following:
'don't judge people. There is no difference between black and white.'