Josephine baker was many things besides an international superstar entertainer and performer. She was involved in the civil rights movement I here in the United States and  she was also a resistance fighter for her adopted country France during World War Two.  Born in St. Louis, Missouri, she renounced her U.S. citizenship and became a French […]

Baker will officially be laid to rest on November 30, becoming the fifth woman and first entertainer to be honored with a Panthéon burial.


These women opened doors for a generation of aspiring creatives through their celebrated contributions to the arts.

Anderson Cooper  52 Lyfe Jennings  41 Dave East  31 We remember… Josephine Baker

Deniece Williams 67 Anderson Cooper 50 Lyfe Jennings 44 We remember… Josephine Baker Jefferson Davis