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BLACK AND NATURAL PAGEANT

Promote self-esteem &awareness by embracing our roots while providing women of color a platform to educate, relate and celebrate natural beauty.

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About Us

Black and Natural Pageantry give a once in a lifetime opportunity to women of color who embrace their natural hair and beauty. Each competitor embarks on the journey to encourage, empower, and enlighten others by upstanding their natural beauty by rocking their natural roots! We are currently expanding to all states. All states are encouraged to apply!

 
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Requirements

As the nations largest natural hair pageant, we pride ourselves in having the requirement that each contestant must wear their natural hair the day of the pageant. We seek those who inspire to be a rising voice in the community. Someone who will run with such platform and bring more awareness in the way African-American beauty is portrayed.

Each competitor has the opportunity to partake in educational forums and events that focus on the importance of health, self-esteem, giving back, the enlightenment of one’s true beauty, and other major issues plaguing the African-American community.

 

Winning Prizes

Winners package: Over $10,000

Official Black and Natural Crown ($600 Value)
Official Black and Natural Rhinstone Sash ($300 Value)
Official Black and Natural 2018 Trophy ($100)
Official Black and Natural Crown Pins ($110)
500 Official Black and Natural Business cards ($200)

Official 8×10 color autograph cards ($350)
Appearance Outfit (Teen & Miss) ($150)
Photo shoot with Stylist, Make up artist -$2,000
Book Deal $5,000
1 year Appearance Contract ($6,00)

 

Age Divisions:

Ages: 0-3 Tiny Miss Black and Natural
Ages: 4-7 Little Miss Black and Natural
Ages: 8-12 Jr. Miss Black and Natural
Ages: 13-17 Teen Miss Black and Natural
Ages: 18+ Miss Black and Natural

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kia renee and 2017 Jr & Teen Miss Black and Natural

REGISTRATION IS OPEN TO ALL CITIES AND STATES.

Registration

 
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2017 MISS BLACK AND NATURAL- TEXAS

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Sierra Alida West graduated from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (UMHB) in the spring of 2015 with her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing. She is currently a candidate to receive her Doctorate’s of Nurse Practitioner (DNP) at the University of Arizona in Spring 2021.  An active member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nurses, American Nurses Association (ANA), and Texas Nurses Association (TNA), Sierra currently works as a Registered Nurse for a pediatric hospital and the Department of Veteran’s Affairs as a float nurse in departments including Adult/Pediatric Medical-Surgical, Pediatric Intensive Care, and the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Throughout the week, you can also find her volunteering in the local Health Department and the Greater Killeen Free Clinic.

Sierra is a Motivational Speaker who has published her first book entitled Nursing Boot Camp: A Fundamental Self-Help Guide for First year Nursing Students.  She has conducted speeches nationwide to audiences, ranging in size from a hundred to a few hundred listeners. She has received a variety of scholarships and awards from oratorical competitions that have led her to becoming a well sought-after speaker and role model for the new generation.

Not only a motivational speaker, but also an entrepreneur, Sierra is currently working on community projects that focus on the growth of urban populations. Holistic women’s health, fitness nursing, and community mentorship are just a few of the many careers that Sierra is taking on.

Sierra currently lives in Temple, Texas. In her free time, she loves participating in the arts of dance and theater, reading, writing, and embarking on adventurous expeditions, such as kayaking, exploring, and hiking. Visit Sierra on her personal website at www.SuccessWithSierra.com

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2017 MISS BLACK AND NATURAL – NEW YORK

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Sierra Alida West graduated from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (UMHB) in the spring of 2015 with her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing. She is currently a candidate to receive her Doctorate’s of Nurse Practitioner (DNP) at the University of Arizona in Spring 2021.  An active member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nurses, American Nurses Association (ANA), and Texas Nurses Association (TNA), Sierra currently works as a Registered Nurse for a pediatric hospital and the Department of Veteran’s Affairs as a float nurse in departments including Adult/Pediatric Medical-Surgical, Pediatric Intensive Care, and the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Throughout the week, you can also find her volunteering in the local Health Department and the Greater Killeen Free Clinic.

Alicia Davis is a born and bred New Yorker, raised and residing in Queens. She is an alumna of Georgetown University with a Bachelor of Science in International Health. Since graduating, Alicia has been working in the healthcare technology sector, developing startup programs and modernizing physician practices.

 
Alicia is also the creator of Cubicles & Curls, a brand dedicated to making natural hair a part of every dress code. She seeks to inspire black women to be confident in wearing their curls and locs in boardrooms, courthouses, galas and everywhere in between. Through her brand, she’s been featured as a moderator and panelist for discussions centered around natural hair, diversity, and inclusion. 
 
Serving as a mentor to high school and college girls for several years, Alicia hopes to reach young black women to encourage and equip them to break glass ceilings in all industries. Additionally, Alicia hopes to support the growth of black leadership at all corporate levels and promote black wealth through ownership and investments. Finally, she hopes to engage various communities in their local political activities and activate new and informed voters to perform their civic duties. 

Not only a motivational speaker, but also an entrepreneur, Sierra is currently working on community projects that focus on the growth of urban populations. Holistic women’s health, fitness nursing, and community mentorship are just a few of the many careers that Sierra is taking on.

Sierra currently lives in Temple, Texas. In her free time, she loves participating in the arts of dance and theater, reading, writing, and embarking on adventurous expeditions, such as kayaking, exploring, and hiking. Visit Sierra on her personal website at www.SuccessWithSierra.com

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2017 TEEN MISS BLACK AND NATURAL

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Jasmine Underwood

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2017 LITTLE MISS BLACK AND NATURAL

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Jordyn Smith

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2017 JR.MISS BLACK AND NATURAL

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Dayna Porter

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2017 TINY MISS BLACK AND NATURAL

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Eme Green

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