Beverly Johnson

by stlucas on October 31, 2016

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Place of Birth: Buffalo, New York, U.S

Date of Birth: October 13, 1952

Ethnicity: African-American, Louisiana Creole, possibly Blackfoot Native American

Beverly Johnson is an American model, actress, and businessperson. She is known for being the first African-American model to appear in the cover of Vogue magazine in the U.S.

In the book New York Times The Times of the Seventies: The Culture, Politics, and Personalities that Shaped the Decade, edited by Clybe Haberman, it is written:

Beverly has interesting blood lines: Her father, a machine operator, is part
Blackfoot Indian, and her mother, a surgical technician, is a Louisiana Creole.

Beverly’s mother, Gloria, is pictured here.

Sources: http://www.bbc.com
http://www.vogue.it

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