Miss Kentucky, Elle Smith, Becomes 3rd Black Woman In A Row To Win Miss USA Competition – Video

Elle Smith has made history by becoming the first African-American woman to win Miss USA 2021. For the past three years, the winners have all been Black women, and Smith will now participate in the 2018 Miss Universe pageant.

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She defeated 50 ladies from throughout the country to win the Miss USA crown this year.

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She performed admirably in the swim suit and evening gown contests, as well as in the question and answer segment, where she articulated how organisations should be more ecologically conscientious.

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Smith began working as a local TV reporter at Louisville ABC station WHAS11 in October 2020 after graduating from the University of Kentucky with a B.A.

in Broadcast Journalism and a degree in Political Science. Smith has had an interest in storytelling since she was a teenager.

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She was the vice president of the National Association of Black Journalists chapters at the University of Kentucky during her college years, as well as a reporter and cameraman for school publications.

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She enjoys travelling and has lived in many locations for internships and studies.

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Smith, who won Miss Kentucky in May 2021, will compete in the Miss Universe pageant in Eilat, Israel, to represent the United States.

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