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"I’m not intimidated by anyone. Everyone is made with two arms, two legs, a stomach, and a head. Just think about that." Josephine Baker

scissorsandthread: “ Josephine Baker takes her pet cheetah Chiquita for a walk, 1931 Oh how the times have changed! I don’t think you can own let alone walk a cheetah down the road anymore!

more stars than there are in the heavens

It’s all a question of luck. I was born with good legs. As for the rest… beautiful, no. Amusing, yes.” -Josephine Baker, 1934 [photo by George Hoyningen-Huene, via Conde Nast archive]

Josephine Baker tried to combat racism by adopting 12 children of different ethnicities from around the world.   holds in her arms her 10th adopted child, a boy from Venezuela, as another of her adopted children looks on. 1959. age 53 #actor

Josephine Baker tried to combat racism by adopting 12 children of different ethnicities from around the world. holds in her arms her adopted child, a boy from Venezuela, as another of her adopted children looks on. age 53 American US history photograph

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Josephine Baker After performing in Paris in the Baker became the first African-American woman to star in a major motion picture, Zouzou in 1934 (she became a citizen of France in Known for her daring costumes, Baker was a risk-taker in every way.

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'

Josephine Baker at age 16, on her way to being one of the highest   paid chorus girls in the world. In 1923, when this photo was made of Baker, she was performing in Shuffle Along, the popular musical by Eubie Blake and Noble Sissle.

Sweet Josephine Baker Portrait Josephine Baker at age on her way to being one of the highest paid chorus girls in the world. In when this photo was made of Baker, she was performing in Shuffle Along, the popular musical by Eubie Blake and Noble Sissle.

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Throwback Thursday: Josephine Baker's Iconic Wedding Looks - Munaluchi Bridal Magazine

10 Famous Mothers - Now that Mother's Day is over...Josephine Baker, of course.

10 Famous Mothers

Josephine Baker adopted 12 children from around the world. ~ Quite a story with her deciding to live in Europe and non-stop adoption of children, she was a beautiful lonely woman that tried to spread compassion for others as well as filling her own voids!

Josephine Baker, Folies Bergere, Paris, 1920s

Josephine Baker In Her Dressing Room / singer dancer huge success in PARIS, not as much in the USA, but she's still a well known name with an amazing life story.

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