host city


miss black usa talented teen

national pageant

Summer 2018

Washington, D.C. is pleased to be the host city of the 2018 Miss Black USA Talented Teen National Pageant.  There's so much to see and do in our nation's capital including a visit to the newly African American Historical Museum...

Get your ticket *stat* before they sell-out. 


Demitrea Kelley Signs On as Host

A Model, Motivational Speaker and Former Miss Black Indiana USA 2011, Demitrea Kelley has signed on to Host the 2017 Talented Teen national competition.  The professional model recently earned a Master's degree in Health Administration and also serves as a celebrity advocate for Sickle Cell Disease.  


Special Thanks

Official Tabulators
Phyllis Carter of Deloitte
Ashley Hawkins  of Deloitte

Our Rockstar Official Hair and Make-up Team
Ariel -  - Official Make Up Artist
Terrica Owns - Official Hairstylist

Aliyah Watkins, Communications Coordinator

Event Planner
Andrea Rouse

Mr. Edgar Brookins
Washington Afro American Newspaper

Natural Girls Unlimited

Ladybug Sashes

Official Photographer
Vonecia Carswell

Crystal Leftwrige