After being crowned Miss Algeria 2019 on Saturday January 5, young beauty queen Khadija Ben Hammou has had to keep up with a huge wave of bullying and racist comments from those who thought she was unfit to hold the title.
Ben Hammou made history in the annual event this year, as the first black women to be crowned Miss Algeria. (Al Arabiya)
Ben Hammou, who hails from the state of Adrar, competed against 16 other participants from Algeria. (Al Arabiya)