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Josephine Baker was an entertainer and activist. She is the first American born woman to be honored with France’s Croix de Guerre for serving as a spy during the French Resistance. (Google Images)

13 Feb. 2008. A photograph of Josephine Baker that Ronald Martin, her great nephew, brought in. His father’s mother is Josephine Baker’s sister and he remembers Baker calling his family twice a year on Christmas and on Thanksgiving. (Jennifer Harnish / Gazette)

Akosua Report: Josephine Baker

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