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This Incredibly Stunning Pageant Queen Just Made Major History For The Country Of Brazil

Here's to more girls seeing their beauty represented!

This is Raissa Santana, guys. She's a 21-year-old model and college student, according to Latin Times.

@santana_raissa / Via instagram.com

Oh, AND SHE ALSO JUST MADE HISTORY AS THE SECOND BLACK MISS BRAZIL IN 30 YEARS!!!

Instagram: @santana_raissa

Deise Nunes was crowned the first black Miss Brazil in 1986.

Fifty-four percent of Brazilians identify as black or multiracial, but the contestants for Miss Brazil have historically failed to represent the country's demographic. This year, 6 of the 27 contestants were black — a record high of black women to make it to the competition.

Santana joined by the other five black Miss Brazil contestants: Deise D'anne (Miss Maranhão), Mariana Theol Denny (Miss Rondônia), Sabrina Paiva (Miss São Paulo), Victoria Esteves (Miss Bahia), and Beatriz Leite Nalli (Miss Espírito Santo).
Sabrina Paiva / Via Facebook: sabrinapaivamisssaopaulo

Santana joined by the other five black Miss Brazil contestants: Deise D'anne (Miss Maranhão), Mariana Theol Denny (Miss Rondônia), Sabrina Paiva (Miss São Paulo), Victoria Esteves (Miss Bahia), and Beatriz Leite Nalli (Miss Espírito Santo).

According to Essence, Santana, who represented Paraná, said that she didn't expect to win, but she's very happy to "represent black beauty and encourage girls who have the dream of having something, to conquer."

@astridfontenelle / Via instagram.com

YOU ARE LITERALLY A QUEEN, RAISSA SANTANA!!! 👑

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