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1. Naomi Sims began her career as the first Black supermodel. (Photo: EURweb.com)

2. Beverly Johnson made history when she appeared on the cover of Vogue. (AP)

3. Businesswoman, actress and model Iman was a favorite with top designers. (AP)

4. Tyra Banks was the first Black to grace the cover of S.I. (AP)

5. Supermodel Naomi Campbell began modeling at the age of 15. (AP)

6. Sudanese supermodel Alek Wek was discovered when she was 18. (AP)

7. Ethiopian born model Liya Kebede has had a very successful career as model. (AP)

8. Joan Smalls ranked #2 model in the world according to models.com. (AP)

9. Model Sessilee Lopez has a Dominican and Portuguess background. (AP)

10. Roshumba also appreared in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. (AP)

11. Chanel Iman

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