Josephine Baker at the Folies Bergeres (Paris). Photo: Piaz.

Josephine Baker at the Folies Bergeres (Paris). Photo: Piaz.

"Surely the day will come when color means nothing more than the skin tone, when religion is seen uniquely as a way to speak one's soul; when birth places have the weight of a throw of the dice and all men are born free, when understanding breeds love and brotherhood." -Josephine Baker

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

"Surely the day will come when color means nothing more than the skin tone, when religion is seen uniquely as a way to speak one's soul; when birth places have the weight of a throw of the dice and all men are born free, when understanding breeds love and brotherhood." -Josephine Baker

Inspiration: Josephine Baker,1928 | She's So RAW Spring/Summer Collection 2014

Josephine Baker's Life and Career in Photographs

Inspiration: Josephine Baker,1928 | She's So RAW Spring/Summer Collection 2014

"I like Frenchmen very much, because even when they insult you they do it so nicely." - Josephine Baker

"I like Frenchmen very much, because even when they insult you they do it so nicely." - Josephine Baker

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Black History Album .... The Way We Were De Arte Josephine

Black History Album .... The Way We Were De Arte Josephine

Josephine Baker was known as 'Black Venus'

Wilder than her pet cheetah, the sex-mad Black Venus who outwitted the Nazis: Remarkable story of Josephine Baker as Rihanna is set to play legendary seductress in biopic

Josephine Baker was known as 'Black Venus'

Joséphine Baker in Monte Carlo by Jack Garofalo, 1974.

Joséphine Baker in Monte Carlo by Jack Garofalo, 1974.

Josephine Baker c. 1933; Josephine Baker was an American-born French dancer, singer, and actress who came to be known in various circles as the "Black Pearl," "Bronze Venus" and even the "Creole Goddess".

Josephine Baker c. 1933; Josephine Baker was an American-born French dancer, singer, and actress who came to be known in various circles as the "Black Pearl," "Bronze Venus" and even the "Creole Goddess".

Josephine Baker, La Baker. Josephine Baker só não foi uma artista que ganhou fama nos palcos de Paris porque o racismo a segurava nos EUA, mas ela visitou os estados nos anos 50 e 60 para ajudar a combater a segregação. Ela chegou a adotar crianças de diferentes etnias e religiões para criar uma família multicultural que chamava de “The Rainbow Tribe.”  Leia a matéria completa em: 28 mulheres negras ativistas que você precisa conhecer - Geledés…

Josephine Baker, La Baker. Josephine Baker só não foi uma artista que ganhou fama nos palcos de Paris porque o racismo a segurava nos EUA, mas ela visitou os estados nos anos 50 e 60 para ajudar a combater a segregação. Ela chegou a adotar crianças de diferentes etnias e religiões para criar uma família multicultural que chamava de “The Rainbow Tribe.” Leia a matéria completa em: 28 mulheres negras ativistas que você precisa conhecer - Geledés…

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