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La musique adoucit les mœurs

Josephine Baker (1906 – 1975) was another African American entertainer who became a world-wide sensation. Like Eartha Kitt, she came from the humblest of origins. She didn’t know her father, who was probably white. When she was only eight years … Continue reading

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C’est si bon!

Since it is Black History month in the United States, I thought it would be an apt occasion to look at some of the African American performers who found success and happiness in France. Eartha Kitt (1927-2008) lived a life … Continue reading

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