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Miss Black Minnesota 2011: Experiencing Education and a Winning Attitude
The Miss Black Minnesota Pageant was held in Minneapolis on December 4, 2010. The winners for the 2011 reign have been hard at work in the community. Look forward to a great program later this year for the 2012 winners.
By: IBNN NEWS
Already, pageant participants have volunteered with various organizations across the Twin Cities including the United Way Food Drive, which was held November 7, 2010. The young women look forward to participating again this year.
The pageant organizer X-Cel Entertainment have obtained the national licenses for Minnesota, which means that the winner of this year’s pageant and future winners will then go on to the national Miss Black USA Pageant and represent Minnesota.
Where some pageants place an emphasis on “beauty,” The Miss Black Minnesota Scholarship Pageant’s goal is to provide a positive platform, for young Women of Color between the ages of 5 and 27, to showcase their creativity, inherent beauty, and intellect. Through the recognition of their groundbreaking achievements, the organization works to create opportunities that continue to develop the participants, “whole woman mind, body and spirit;” a necessary tool in realizing one’s potential in today’s society.
One of the pageants many motivational motto is, “G.I.V.E. - Get Involved. Volunteer. Exceed!”
Stay tuned for this year’s pageant and contestants, as the Miss Black Minnesota Scholarship Pageant grows bigger and better.
Become a fan of the Miss Black Minnesota Pageant on their Facebook page.
About the Miss Black Minnesota:
The Miss Black USA Pageant and Scholarship Foundation, Inc., is a non-profit corporation, recognized under the 501(c)3 code of the Internal Revenue Service. It is the mission of the Miss Black USA Pageant to provide educational opportunities to outstanding young women of color and to develop the "whole woman mind, body, and spirit.
Miss Black USA Pageant celebrates scholastic achievement and believes that education is the key to lifelong success and empowerment. The Miss Black USA Pageant promotes education and leadership by providing scholarships opportunities to its winners.
The Miss Black USA Pageant is a community driven organization and is committed to addressing health and education, two leading social issues in the African American community. The winners of the official "Miss Black USA" state pageants will use her civic platform to promote awareness of these issues during her reign.
Click here to see the slideshow from the event: http://www.coreyncollins.com/
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