Black queens

September 1997
Jet;09/15/97, Vol. 92 Issue 17, p8
Presents a photograph of Joyce Giddings and Dione Washington, first place winners as Miss and Ms. Black USA Metroplex 1997-98. Their careers; Their prizes and cash totals; Personal interviews and presentations on positive black womanhood as part of the competition; The pageant, in Houston, Texas.


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