Paying Homage…(NSFW)

Now I did not know this so pardon me that I’m so 2000 and late on this. But as I was doing my research for Black playmate models (which I’m going to just dedicate the entire month of July to), I discovered Darine Stern was the first African-American Playmate to be featured on the cover of Playboy. I remember seeing her photo before and wondering why Marge Simpson’s cover looked oddly familiar. I had no idea of the significance, of course.

Here’s an up-close photo of Darine:

And just one more for the road:

Credit: Playboy.com

Beautiful!