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Josephine Baker

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Baker (1906-75) was an African-American singer & entertainer who emigrated to Paris. She was the first African-American to star in a major Hollywood film, the 1927 silent film "Siren of the Tropics". She also later became a French resistance agent & a Civil Rights activist.

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Dinah RA: Jazz p. 142