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Josephine Baker sashayed onto a Paris stage during
the 1920s with a comic, yet sensual appeal that took Europe by storm.
Famous for barely-there dresses and no-holds-barred dance routines,
her exotic beauty generated nicknames Black Venus, Black Pearl and
Creole Goddess. More...
Josephine took on racism in America during
the civil rights movement of the 1960s. Though she felt more at
home in Paris, she refused to sit idly by while others like her
were being unfairly treated in her birth country. More...
"The secret to the fountain of youth is
to think youthful thoughts."
"I like Frenchmen very much, because even when they insult you they
do it so nicely."
"It [the Eiffel Tower] looked very different from the Statue of
Liberty, but what did that matter? What was the good of having the
statue without the liberty?" More quotes...