Meet the Miss Black USA 2014 Contestants

These ladies will compete for the crown Aug. 10 in Washington, D.C.

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    Amanda McCoy

    Title: Miss Black USA 2013
    Hometown: Raleigh, N.C.
    Age: 21
    School: University of North Carolina at Charlotte

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    Jessica Alexander

    Title: Miss Black Alabama USA 2014
    Hometown: Montgomery, Ala.
    Age: 27
    School: Auburn University

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    Ariel McFadden

    Title: Miss Black Arkansas USA 2014
    Hometown: Little Rock, Ark.
    Age: 21
    School: Philander Smith College

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    Jasmine Johnson

    Title: Miss Black California USA 2014
    Hometown: Los Angeles
    Age: 22
    School: University of California, Berkeley

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    Jasmin Mone’ Alexander

    Title: Miss Black Colorado USA 2014
    Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.
    Age: 26
    School: University of North Carolina at Charlotte and Liberty University

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    Khadija Tall

    Title: Miss Black Delaware USA 2014
    Hometown: Hyattsville, Md.
    Age: 24
    School: Delaware State University and Wilmington University

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    Ebony Andrews

    Title: Miss Black District of Columbia USA 2014
    Hometown: Syracuse, N.Y.
    Age: 27
    School: Syracuse University and Morehouse School of Medicine

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    Shirley Alabre

    Title: Miss Black Florida USA 2014
    Hometown: Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
    Age: 26
    School: Florida Atlantic University and Nova Southeastern University

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    Nakeia M. Staley

    Title: Miss Black Georgia USA 2014
    Hometown: Stockbridge, Ga.
    Age: 27
    School: South Carolina State University

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    Mariah Scott

    Title: Miss Black Illinois USA 2014
    Hometown: Milwaukee, Wis.
    Age: 21
    School: DePaul University

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    Jasmine Lancaster

    Title: Miss Black Indiana USA 2014
    Hometown: South Bend, Ind.
    Age: 23
    School: Butler University

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    LaPrecious Brewer

    Title: Miss Black Kentucky USA 2014
    Hometown: Louisville, Ky.
    Age: 21
    School:
    University of Louisville

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    Chelsea Smith

    Title: Miss Black Louisiana USA 2014
    Hometown: New Orleans
    Age: 24
    School: Grambling State University

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    DeJanee Fennell

    Title: Miss Black Maryland USA 2014
    Hometown: Colmar Manor, Md.
    Age: 22
    School: Morgan State University

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    Kamisha Lauture

    Title: Miss Black Massachusetts USA 2014
    Hometown: Brockton, Mass.
    Age: 20
    School: Babson College

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    Angel Mills

    Title: Miss Black Michigan USA 2014
    Hometown: Detroit
    Age: 22
    School: Howard University and University of Pennsylvania

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    Lizz Guillickson

    Title: Miss Black Minnesota USA 2014
    Hometown: Eagan, Minn.
    Age: 23
    School: Normandale Community College

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    Denise Powell

    Title: Miss Black Mississippi USA
    Hometown: Pearl, Miss.
    Age: 21
    School: Loyola University New Orleans

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    Jasmine Jones

    Title: Miss Black Missouri USA 2014
    Hometown: Jefferson City, Mo.
    Age: 25
    School: Missouri Southern State University

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    Tierra Braddy

    Title: Miss Black Nevada USA 2014
    Hometown: Las Vegas
    Age: 24
    School: College of Southern Nevada

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    Sally Kamara

    Title: Miss Black New Jersey USA 2014
    Hometown: Lawrenceville, N.J.
    Age: 24
    School: Penn State University and Rutgers University

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    Cassandre Brissot

    Title: Miss Black New York USA 2014
    Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y.
    Age: 25
    School: Brooklyn College, City University of New York

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    Yasten Burton

    Title: Miss Black North Carolina USA 2014
    Hometown: Greensboro, N.C.
    Age: 26
    School: University of North Carolina at Greensboro

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    Terra Strong

    Title: Miss Black Ohio USA 2014
    Hometown: Cincinnati
    Age: 24
    School: Tennessee State University

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    Starr Robbins

    Title: Miss Black Pennsylvania USA
    Hometown: Philadelphia
    Age: 23
    School: Drexel University

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    Ashleigh Smith

    Title: Miss Black Texas USA 2014
    Hometown: LaGrange, Ga.
    Age: 25
    School: University of North Texas

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    Gabrielle Mary Lewis

    Title: Miss Black Tennessee USA 2014
    Hometown: Memphis, Tenn.
    Age: 28
    School: University of Tennessee at Martin

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    Shayna Jamison

    Title: Miss Black Virginia USA 2014
    Hometown: Linden, N.J.
    Age: 27
    School: Hampton University and the George Washington University

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    Alexandra Morton

    Title: Miss Black Washington USA 2014
    Hometown: Seattle
    Age: 26
    School: Georgetown University

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