Naomi Sims, considered the "first black supermodel" for appearing on the cover of Ladies Home Journal in November 1968, Life in 1969, Sims' career included modeling for leading designers like Halston and Giorgio di Sant'Angelo, as well as create a multimillion-dollar hair extensions line.
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Teresa Graves spent a memorable season as a cast member of Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (1969-70). After a highly successful 1974 TV movie, Get Christie Love!, she reprised the role in a weekly series (1974-75, ABC), becoming the first African American woman to star in her own hour-long TV drama series.