Black Girls in Paris: At Work and at Play

Black girls in Paris have all the swagger.
Black girls in Paris at work and at play.

Black Girls in Paris: Update everyone, Jay-Z and Kanye may have the hit song, but the Parisian chicks have all the swagger.

For many, the French dream began with Lady Josephine Baker.

Black girls in Paris: Josephine Baker Getting Married to Jo Bouillon a French citizen.
Black Girls in Paris: Josephine Baker Getting Married on April 6,1947, France --- Josephine Baker Getting Married to Jo Bouillon, a French citizen.

Baker, (1906–1975), a talented performer and civil rights activist who adopted children of various races, was born in St. Louis, Mo., but spent her adult life performing in Paris, where blacks excelled. She married twice, and became a full French citizen.

 

 

Black girls in Paris: Lady Josephine Baker
Black girls in Paris: Lady Josephine Baker

Zondra Hughes

Deputy Editor, Rolling Out

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