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Josephine Baker: J’ai Deux Amours
Cultural icon. International superstar. Passionate humanitarian. Pioneering civil rights activist. On November 30, St. Louis–born Josephine Baker will become the first Black woman and first entertainer to receive France’s highest honor by being inducted into the Panthéon monument in Paris. Join the Missouri Historical Society and Alliance Française de St. Louis to pay tribute to Baker’s life and legacy. The program features a presentation about her art, activism, and service; remarks by Yannick Tagand, the French general consul to the Midwest; and special performances. Come early to see a display of Josephine Baker ephemera, as well as her featured section in the exhibit St. Louis Sound.