Supermodel, actress and author Beverly Johnson turns 58 today. The first Black model to appear on the cover of American Vogue in 1974, Johnson is an icon for fierce and fabulous Black women everywhere. In celebration of her birthday, we applaud her many strides. Take a look at Beverly Johnson's career in pictures.

Essence.com
Oct, 13, 2010

beverly-johnson-birthday-300-1.jpg Supermodel, actress and author Beverly Johnson turns 58 today. The first Black model to appear on the cover of American Vogue in 1974, Johnson is an icon for fierce and fabulous Black women everywhere. In celebration of her birthday, we applaud her many strides. Take a look at Beverly Johnson's career in pictures. beverly_johnson_life_in_pictures_template.jpg