Denatia Palmer will be heading to Washington, D.C in August of this year to compete for the Miss Black America title. Denatia, who was crowned Miss Black Pennsylvania is also a runway model for the PRIMP Agency in York.
Denatia, who lost her father in a drug related shooting has adopted a platform against gun violence. Her father was killed in a drug-related shooting in 2007.
A self-described proud Christian woman, Palmer said her favorite Bible verse is, “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me” (Philippians 4:13). That includes winning the title of Miss Black Pennsylvania.