August 13th is right around the corner! Be sure you are on TEAM ILLINOIS! Go HERE to view my bio and vote for me in the People’s Choice!
(Above) Illinois is featured in the brand new Miss Black USA promo! (Below) Miss Black Illinois 2011 and 2012 at Black Girls Rock Chicago speaking to girls at Price Elementary!

Imani Josey

Imani is a writer from Chicago, Illinois. After graduating Howard University in Washington, DC, Imani received her Masters from Northwestern University. Sometime during all of that studying, she danced professionally for the Chicago Bulls as a (Luvabulls) cheerleader, and won the titles of Miss Chicago and Miss Cook County for the Miss America Organization, as well as Miss Black Illinois USA. Read her short story “North” in the forthcoming Hidden Youth anthology, out November 2016 by Crossed Genres.

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