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Updated: Black History Month: Josephine Baker “The Black Venus”

Updated: Black History Month: Josephine Baker “The Black Venus”

Josephine Baker was famous for her risqué dresses and exotic dance routines, and was even offered over 1500 marriage proposals! Baker had multiple nicknames like "Black Venus," "Black Pearl" or "Creole Goddess.

Josephine Baker ~ She was a huge animal lover, a civil rights activist  and adopted many children from around the world  that she loving referred to as her 'rainbow tribe'

Harlem Renaissance diva Josephine Baker ~ huge animal lover, civil rights activist and mother of many children adopted from around the world that she loving referred to as her 'rainbow tribe'

WHO’S THAT GIRL? Josephine Baker, 1920s

Josephine Baker was the first African American female to star in a motion picture, to integrate an American concert hall, and to become a world-famous entertainer.

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