Josephine Baker becomes 1st Black woman inducted into France’s Pantheon

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American entertainer Josephine Baker spent much of her career in Europe and during World War II – but her performances were merely a cover for her work as a spy.

This week, Baker was awarded a rare honour, which is typically reserved for French national heroes.

Crystal Goomansingh explains how she became the first Black woman inducted into France’s Pantheon.

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