Chanda Branch is an educator, art enthusiast and Ms. Black USA 2019. Being taught the importance of leadership and civic engagement at an early age has carried her through a successful career in pageantry. Branch graduated from Tennessee State University, with a bachelor’s in speech communications and theater. The St. Petersburg, Florida, native has formerly […]
A part of the beauty pageant process requires contestants to showcase their talent and commitment to a social platform. When 23-year-old Kelsi Horn began preparing to compete in the Miss Black USA pageant, she knew immediately that mental health would be her platform. Not only did Horn want to bring awareness to a range of […]
Kelsi Horn holds the current title of Miss Black USA. The petite beauty from Detroit wasn’t a pageant girl growing up but was inspired to run in college. During Black History Month, she has been on the go, talking about the pageant and the platforms she supports. While in Atlanta this week, Horn dropped by rolling […]
Kelsi Horn, the reigning Miss Black USA, stops by Reality Check to dish about the behind-the-scenes competition in the beauty pageant circuit and what it takes to be queen.
When you hear the name Karen Arrington, you may immediately think of female empowerment, philanthropy, and Miss Black USA. Miss Black USA is a pageant held every year to celebrate the empowerment and achievements of black women across the Untied States. The pageant is a national scholarship program, so the winner receives an academic scholarship while […]
Who Will Win ‘Miss Black USA’ 2012?
Name: Lauren Clemons Pageant Title: Miss Black Texas USA Talented Teen 2012 Years Active in Pageants: Four You competed for the title twice. Why was it so important for you to win? It was important for me to win the title because I wanted to be an example of hard work and persistence. I wanted to […]
Name: Megan Holston Pageant Title: Miss Black Texas USA 2012 Years Active in Pageants: 7 College: Clark Atlanta University Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and University of Houston Masters of Sociology How did you get started in pageants? My first pageant was the Montgomery County Junior Miss Pageant my senior year of high school. I […]