Miss Black History North East pageant was founded in 2022. The theme of the pageant is, ‘MORE THAN THE FACE,’ which means looking beyond the face/appearance and encourages young women not to pander on the beauty stereotypes and false standards. The pageant was established with the sole purpose of breaking the pageant stereotypes and to give young women a platform to express their culture, talent and creativity.
MISS BLACK HISTORY NORTH EAST finale takes place in Middlesbrough every last weekend of September. The winner becomes an ambassador of TASTE OF AFRICA throughout their reign.
Oluwaseun Akinola Esther
What does being Miss Black History Mean to Me?
Being Miss Black History Northeast is a powerful reminder that our roots are our strength, our heritage is our guide, and our voices are the keys to a brighter future.
Our goal is to influence society, promote development of talents and skills in
our community, help people especially women, see themselves beyond the
looks and the physical, thereby directly or indirectly contributing to the positive
impact of black history especially around the Northeast of England.
We are embarking on a journey to impact, influence and celebrate black young women around the Northeast of United Kingdom through pageantry.
We have a vision for great inspiration to inspire as many black women we are able to, to discover and develop their purpose in life in order to maximise their potential for the benefit of their communities.
All sponsorship opportunities are open for discussion with the Miss Black History North East organisers and can be tailored to suit your needs. We have packages available. Our events present you with an opportunity to promote your services to a new and wider audience in Tees Valley and attract large crowds from the community. Our team would be honoured to represent and to promote your company during all of our programmes leading up to our event.
What did you achieve as Miss Black History 2022?
As miss black history I got at lot of opportunities to better myself and hopefully many others. I worked with people from all walks of life who impacted me and I always tried to share those experiences through my spoken word. I also got the opportunity to join BCAN where I met a lot of creatives and made connections. As human we tend to sort of stick with people who have similar interests but as Miss black History, I could not segregate and that helped me see things through different lenses but also share my own. Its most exciting. I also had lots of fun at the various events and trips that I went on. It’s important to have fun. I made lots more connections and performed a lot and would like to hope I at-least insired somebody or made them smile.