Fashion Sensible: Josephine Baker

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Born FredaJosephine McDonald in St Louis Missouri on June 3, 1906, Josephine Baker was a dancer, singer, actress and civil rights leader.

She was the first African American woman to play a leading role in a major motion picture, Zouzou (1934).

She was also the first African American international star.

She worked primarily in Europe, basing herself in Paris.
Josephine refused to perform for segregated audiences in The United States. She got her way.

She was often called “The Black Pearl”.

Josephine Became a French citizen in 1937. She participated in the French Resistance during WW II, receiving the highest French military honors for her service.

Josephine died in Paris on April 12, 1975, she had just completed a standing room only series of performances. She was buried with full French military honors.
Many of her fine performances are available on YouTube. There is so much worth knowing about the…

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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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