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It’s June 3, 2017, and it’s Josephine Baker’s 111th birthday. We are celebrating the St. Louis-born Creole Goddess with this tribute. Baker, who’s illustrated in today’s Google Doodle. Google says, “With her kohl-rimmed eyes and exotic costumes, Josephine Baker pounced onto the global stage in the 1920s, becoming a Jazz Age icon and one of the first…

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On April 12, 1975, bold and bodacious singer Josephine Baker succumbed to a cerebral brain hemorrhage. And while the world-renowned entertainer has been gone for over four decades now, her bubbly spirit and unique style live on. From her smokey eyes, head-to-toe embellished ensembles and sparkling accessories, Baker was without a doubt a connoisseur of…

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Josephine Baker is an unforgettable entertainer. The St. Louis born performer, who was famous for her risqué style and legendary banana skirt, moved to Paris in the Roaring 20s and was once dubbed the highest paid in Europe. Now showing at the London Bush Theatre, Josephine And I, which is written and performed by Cush Jumbo and…

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Some black celebrity women have taken the ultimate steps for their craft in movies, completely disrobing in front of the cameras. And while it is not a common occurrence, several black actresses have performed in the buff. Here is the list of black celebrity women who did nude scenes in movies.

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