Letter: Josephine Baker proved music is universal language

Letter: Josephine Baker proved music is universal language

On Nov. 30, the Lee Auditorium at the Missouri Historical Society was filled with an audience of racially diverse St. Louisans united by a common interest: Josephine Baker.
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On Nov. 30, the Lee Auditorium at the Missouri Historical Society was filled with an audience of racially diverse St. Louisans united by a common interest: Josephine Baker.
from: STLtoday.com
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On the surface, it's a powerful message against racism: A Black woman will, for the first time, join other luminaries interred in France's Pantheon. But by choosing a U.S.-born figure/entertainer Josephine Baker—critics say France is continuing a long ...
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Famed American-born entertainer Josephine Baker is being inducted into the French Panthéon, the nation's highest honor. The Panthéon, built in 18th century Paris, serves as a public memorial for the country's most revered figures.
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Rachel Anne Gillett is the author of "At Home in Our Sounds : Race, Music, and Cultural Politics in Interwar Paris." She teaches cultural history at Utrecht University in the Netherlands.
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