2022 Miss Black USA Pageant Set to Stream on Fox Soul

Miss Black USA 2022 Pageant. (Credit: missblackusa.org)

The Miss Black USA Pageant is returning to Fox Soul, with the 2022 ceremony scheduled to air on Aug. 7, the streaming service announced Tuesday.

This year, 26 women from across the nation will compete for the title. The winner will receive a four year, full-tuition scholarship to the University of The District of Columbia, an HBCU in the nation’s capital.

[Some of this year’s contestants are shown above]

“Fox Soul is thrilled to be partnering with Miss Black USA for the second consecutive year to celebrate and honor the unique talents, traits and accomplishments of women of color from all over the country,” Fox Soul executive producer Joyce Coleman-Sampson said in a statement.

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The competition is taking place in Washington D.C., with the contestants kicking off their arrival on Thursday, Aug. 4 with a luncheon in partnership with the 400 Years of African American History Commission.

“The pageant allows for Black women to have a platform to showcase the power and beauty of being unapologetically Black,” added Karen Arrington, CEO and founder of Miss Black USA. “We are proud that Fox Soul is airing the Miss Black USA Pageant for the second year, emphasizing their commitment to the community.”

The pageant is currently accepting votes on its website for fans to select their favorite contestants for this year’s People’s Choice Awards. More information on the contestants can be found here.

The 36th Annual Miss Black USA Pageant streams Sunday, Aug. 7, on Fox Soul at 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT.