Zozibini Tunzi becomes second black Miss Universe in 42 years

Miss South Africa, Zozibini Tunzi has become the first black woman from her country to be crowned Miss Universe.

Tunzi took home the 2019 Miss Universe title at the annual beauty pageant on Sunday night, held this year at the Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta.

Born and raised in South Africa, the 26-year-old pageant winner is an activist and is passionate about fighting gender-based violence.

This year's crown is called the "Power of Unity,"

She was up against Miss Puerto Rico and Miss Mexico, who finished in second and third.