Keyword: Joséphine Baker

Josephine Baker enters France’s Pantheon of national heroes

The US-born artist and resistance fighter is the first black woman to join hall of French greats.

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Josephine Baker to be first black woman buried in France's Pantheon

The remains of the American-born performer will be reinterred at the Paris monument, which houses the remains of scientist Marie Curie, French philosopher Voltaire and writer Victor Hugo.