Beverly Johnson on how it was brains AND beauty that mattered in 1972
Did 'the first black supermodel' Beverly Johnson get her big break in 1972 because she acted dumb? Model reveals she 'acted like she couldn't even type' before she was offered first gig at Glamour
Beverly Johnson (born October 13, 1952) is an American model, actress, and businesswoman. She made history when she rose to fame as the first black model to appear on the cover of American Vogue in 1974 (August issue)] A
Black Supermodel Wants To 'Ignore' Fashion's Racism Problem
Malaika Firth is one of the few black models that have experienced soaring success in fashion -- an industry that is notorious for its lack of diversity....
37 Beautiful Portraits of the 70s Fashion and Style Icons
As a 70s revival stomps ahead for summer, rifle through our definitive list of the decade's style icons for inspiration a-plenty. 1. Farra...