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Who We Are


Since its inception in 1982, the Pageant was evolved and had undergone a metamorphosis of name changes. In 1992, the Pageant was incorporated with a non-profit status and will henceforth be known as MISS BLACK OHIO. In 2001, Fanchon C. Kent, Miss Black Ohio 1997 title holder, assumed the role to become the new CEO/President.


Our objective is to mentor young ladies in particular those first generation college bound students. Our goal is to prevent early teen pregnancy in the State of Ohio among African American Teens. It is our purpose to assist them in attaining skills, personal development and the creation of good habits. We believe that this inspiration will em-power them to become confident, educated, and esteemed young women.


Our mission is to Change Our Community One Queen At a Time


Our vision is to reach our female youth ages 13-27 residing in the State of Ohio to build their self-esteem through our pageant and developmental workshops.


African American Male Wellness Walk, NBC National TV station, Columbus Ohio Kappa Alpha PSI Fraternity, INC., BOUNCE TV, Miss Black America Pageant, UNCF and Red, White & Boom, UNCF-Walk-a-thon, Juneteenth of Ohio, Dayton Ohio Popcorn Festival, Dayton Ohio Corn Festival