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Josephine Baker: the world’s first Black superstar enters France’s Pantheon

By France24
29 November 2021   |   8:54 am
Josephine Baker was the world’s first Black superstar - a revolutionary performer, world-famous singer, movie star, spy for the French resistance, and civil rights activist.As she is honoured with a place in France's revered Pantheon monument, Eve Jackson speaks to her son Brian Bouillon Baker, who tells us what it was like to be the child of one of the most famous performers of the 20th century.

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