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Miss Black MN USA crowns two young queens

 

Krystle Igo-Ogbonna was crowned 2013 Miss Black Minnesota USA on Sunday, November 11, 2012 at the Hopkins Community Center Eisenhower Theater. At the same event, Shamerah Norman was crowned 2013 Miss Black Minnesota USA Talented Teen. Both young women will represent Minnesota at the 2013 Miss Black USA Scholarship Pageant. Krystle is the daughter of Gladys O. Igbo and the late George Ogbonna. She currently resides in St. Continue Reading →

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Miss Black Minnesota USA Pageant coming back strong

 

 

The Miss Black Minnesota USA Pageant is now under new ownership, leadership and direction. The executive director of the Miss Black Minnesota Program and State Pageant Director of the Miss Black Minnesota USA Pageant, Tiffany Ramm, will be graduating in May with her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Minnesota with an emphasis on adolescent health and mental health, treatment of trauma, and nonprofit leadership and management. Ramm has dedicated her life to mentoring and volunteering with young people, is a professional model, and is also a previous two-time pageant titleholder. The organization is happy to announce recruitment efforts for both the 2013 pageant, which will be held in November 2012, and for participants for the mentoring program. If you are ages 5-27 and interested in participating in the pageant, or if you are ages 8-17 and interested in participating in the mentor program, notify the program office, contact the program office. Continue Reading →

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Miss Black Minnesota USA shares her light through writing and service

 

 

 

By Chilonda Medlock

Contributing Writer

 

Despite the first snowfall in December, which quickly turned driving conditions on the road from typical to treacherous, the community came out in respectable numbers. Approximately 150 people came out to support a worthwhile event, the Miss Black Minnesota USA 2012 Pageant. The event took place Saturday, December 3, 2011 at the Hopkins High School in Minnetonka. Seventeen young ladies ranging in ages as young as five to 21 years old participated. The competition is an annual event that provides girls and young women an opportunity to showcase their talent and to speak about their future aspirations. Continue Reading →

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