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Josephine Baker to become first Black woman laid to rest in France’s Panthéon
Posted by: MockingbirdGirl 01:10 pm EDT 08/22/21

The remains of Josephine Baker, a famed French-American dancer, singer and actor who also worked with the French resistance during the second world war, will be moved to the Panthéon mausoleum in November, according to an aide to President Emmanuel Macron.

It will make Baker, who was born in Missouri in 1906 and buried in Monaco in 1975, the first Black woman to be laid to rest in the hallowed Parisian monument...
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