CHICAGO (WLS) -- Young African-American women are encouraged to lead by example through the Miss Black U.S. Ambassador and Miss Black Teen U.S. Ambassador Scholarship Pageant.
The program sets contestants on a path toward success by offering scholarship opportunities for higher education. Meantime, the young women who earn a crown, are encouraged to serve as a force of change in their community. Miss Black Teen Illinois U.S. Ambassador 2017, Shauntierra Wilson, visited ABC 7 to share how this program has impacted her life and how she plans to give back using her new platform.
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