Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker is the first Black woman whose remains are to be buried in the Panthéon monument in Paris – one of the highest honors of France. The American-born dancer will be honored at the monument on November 30.
Baker began her career in the US as a dancer in several vaudeville shows. She went on to play in several successful movies in Europe. Later, she became a spy for the French military during the Second World War. While performing for the Nazi regime, she shared secret information to the French officials through invisible inks on music sheets.


Leave a Reply