Black Beauties To Know And Love: One Of The First Black Supermodels, Naomi Sims

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At the age of 13, while most young women are settling in to average heights, Sims was lready 5’10”, something she was often teased about as a young girl. Sims didn’t have the easiest time growing up. Outside of her height, Sims never really knew her father and at one point, her mother had to put her in foster care because the family was struggling.

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