Josephine Baker was a famous dancer and singer in the 1920's. She became popular then for her costumes and wild performances. She also dedicated a lot of time fighting racism. Racism prevented her from being accepting in the U.S.A. until 1973. She had a hard time getting started and getting her name out there for the people because of that.
Josephine Baker made dancing way more known in the 1920's and also provided a little comedy during her performances for a good laugh. Another major event was she adopted several children, which was named "Rainbow Tribe" because she believed "children of different color and religion could still be brothers."
This was one of many costumes that Josephine Baker performed in. She had fancy, decorative dresses that she danced in.
Baker was known for "barely-there dresses and no-holds-barred dance routines" in the 20's.
Another fashion costume that she was known for. She sang and danced in many.
Biography of Josephine Baker
Questions from video
1) What did Josephine Baker get famous for?
2) What did Josephine Baker strongly disagree with?