Josephine Baker: The Girl in a Banana Skirt and MORE!
Josephine was the ultimate entertainer of her day; much like our current day Beyonce. Josephine was a singer, dancer, actress, humanitarian, and even a spy for the resistance during the war (WWII). Although she was considered "too skinny" and "too dark" to be a chorus girl, Josephine Baker never gave up. While working backstage as a dresser, Josephine took the initiative to learn all the dance routines. One day a chorus girl got sick and Josephine danced in her place. Josephi