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Josephine Baker (June 3, 1906 - April 12, 1975) was a Broadway chorus girl when she chose to remain in France after a European tour.  She became the highest paid entertainer in Europe, known for exotic costumes. She also starred in movies during this time and in 1937 became a French citizen. In World War II she gathered information for the French Resistance. She supported the US Civil Rights Movement and was the only scheduled female speaker at the 1963 March on Washington…

Josephine Baker (June 3, 1906 - April 12, 1975) was a Broadway chorus girl when she chose to remain in France after a European tour. She became the highest paid entertainer in Europe, known for exotic costumes. She also starred in movies during this time and in 1937 became a French citizen. In World War II she gathered information for the French Resistance. She supported the US Civil Rights Movement and was the only scheduled female speaker at the 1963 March on Washington…

Josephine Baker. A super ballsy broad. Not only was she a world famous entertainer, she worked for the French resistance during WWII and as a civil rights activist. And she had a pet cheetah!

Josephine Baker. A super ballsy broad. Not only was she a world famous entertainer, she worked for the French resistance during WWII and as a civil rights activist. And she had a pet cheetah!

Joséphine Baker: The 1st  Black Superstar | "Although she began her journey in the USA during a brutal and discouraging time of racial oppression ... it wasn't until Joséphine traveled to France, was she recognized and embraced for her beauty and talent.  She lived her life believing all humans could [and should] co-exist. While this video is long, it is definitely worth every second of viewing!" -LJ

Joséphine Baker: The 1st Black Superstar | "Although she began her journey in the USA during a brutal and discouraging time of racial oppression ... it wasn't until Joséphine traveled to France, was she recognized and embraced for her beauty and talent. She lived her life believing all humans could [and should] co-exist. While this video is long, it is definitely worth every second of viewing!" -LJ

Josephine Baker Facts and Biography: Influential Jazz Singer/Dancer: Josephine Baker, 1925, Hamburg

Josephine Baker Facts and Biography: Influential Jazz Singer/Dancer: Josephine Baker, 1925, Hamburg

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