Josephine Baker

  • How Josephine Baker Challenged Racism in Las Vegas

    by Claytee White

    Josephine Baker's brief stand in 1952 didn't forever break the color line in the city's casinos and clubs, but it did help Black Las Vegans push for enduring change. 

  • Josephine Baker to Be Honored With a Panthéon Burial

    "Along with other Black American artists — including the writers Richard Wright and James Baldwin — Ms. Baker said she found in France a freedom that she felt denied in the United States."