Naomi Ruth Sims was a super model, businesswoman and author.
She was the 1st African-American model to appear on the cover of Ladies’ Home Journal, and is widely credited as being the 1st African-American supermodel.
Sims was born in Oxford, Mississippi, the youngest of 3 girls. By the time she was 13 she stood at 5’10 at the age of 13. She was teased alot at school.
Read more about the legendary super model icon at: http://mobile.nytimes.com/2009/08/04/fashion/04sims.html?_r=0