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Joséphine Baker: artist, activist, resistance fighter and now honoured in France’s Panthéon

Published August 27, 2021 with The Conversation UK | By Clare V. Church In the midst of the second world war, at the edge of the vast Saharan desert, Joséphine Baker took the stage. Her backdrop was a midnight sky, painted with stars. A crowd of adoring Allied soldiers stationed in North Africa gathered to swoon… Continue reading Joséphine Baker: artist, activist, resistance fighter and now honoured in France’s Panthéon