159 - Josephine Baker: Spy, Sex Symbol, Superstar
Josephine Baker. What a meatsack!! Such an incredible person. The modern world's first internationally famous black, female celebrity. She lived a lot of life. She was born into extreme poverty in St Louis. She overcame incredible odds to become a touring performing as a young teenager, working her way into the Philadelphia theater scene, then making it big on Broadway. Then she made it France and became a HUGE star. She broke racial barriers, became a spy and war hero for France, became famous for adopting children of various races in attempt to show the world we all can get along. And she did so, so much more! Hear about it all today on Timesuck. Hail Nimrod!
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