February 9th, 2018

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Black history month post: when jazz age superstar Josephine Baker spied on the Nazis

Black history month post: When Jazz Age Superstar Josephine Baker Spied on the Nazis

The African-American singer and dancer was the toast of Paris when French intelligence asked her to spy on the Axis. It became one of her greatest performances.

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(NB: Photo is from this reference.)

Josephine Baker was a dancer and singer who became wildly popular in France during the 1920s. She also devoted much of her life to fighting racism. (From this site.)
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OP: She was incredible.