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TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE: DONYALE LUNA: THE WORLD`S FIRST BLACK SUPERMODEL AND THE FIRST TO GRACE THE COVER OF VOGUE

Donyale Luna - ” Donyale Luna - In Italy. (Photo courtesy of Team/Alinari/Rexfeatures)

Donyale Luna is a cult figure who took the fashion world by storm in the mid-’60s, becoming the first African-American model to appear on the cover of Vogue.

Donyale Luna is a cult figure who took the fashion world by storm in the becoming the first African-American model to appear on the cover of Vogu

Beverly Johnson for Vogue usa, shot by Irving Penn, January 1973. The first coloured top model, way before Iman, Veronica Webb, Naomi, Lya Kebede, Joan Smalls etcetera. On Vogue August 1974 Johnson was the first African American model to appear on the magazine's cover.

Super model Beverly Johnson photographed by Irving Penn, for Vogue Magazine. Johnson made history when she rose to fame as the first black model to appear on the cover of American Vogue in August

TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE: AFRO-MEXICANS (MEXICANOS NEGROS): BRAVE AFRICAN DESCENDANTS IN LATIN AMERICA WHOSE ANCESTORS DIED FERTILIZING MEXICAN SOIL FOR INDEPENDENCE AND THE REST ABSORBED INTO THE GENETIC POOL OF THE MEXICAN MESTIZO

Afro-Mexicans (mexicanos negros) are Mexicans who are mostly of African ancestry. Afro-Mexicans who used to be found in every part of Mexico.

Donyale Luna a Paco Rabanne, 1966 Foto di Guy ... - Semplici sogni ...

Venette Waste Metallic donyale luna in linked disc dress paco rabanne photo by guy bourdin vogue april 1966

Vogue Editorial February 1974 - Beverly Johnson & Karen Graham by Francesco Scavullo

Vogue Editorial February 1974 - Beverly Johnson & Karen Graham by Francesco Scavullo

<p>Well, today’s Vintage Visions feature is long overdue. There isn’t much mention of her name or the accomplishments she garnered throughout her life; however, through her breathtaking talent and immense beauty, the woman known as Donyale Luna is a mystery to some and an inspiration to others. Born Peggy Ann Freeman, Luna grew up in…</p>

Donyale Luna was the the first African-American model to cover British Vogue. She appeared in The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus.

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