Josephine Baker Is the First Black American Inductee at France’s Panthéon

Josephine Baker Is the First Black American Inductee at France’s Panthéon

Josephine Baker, a U.S.-born entertainer, civil rights activist, and anti-Nazi spy, became the first Black woman to receive Paris’ highest honor when inducted into France’s Panthéon. She joins other French luminaries like scientist Marie Curie, philosopher Voltaire, and Victor Hugo. Her voice echoed through the streets of Paris’ famed Left Bank, as an elaborate ceremony […]

Bordeaux Region’s New ‘City of Wine’ Museum Toasts Area’s Famous Export

Bordeaux Region’s New ‘City of Wine’ Museum Toasts Area’s Famous Export

There is little doubt what famous export people associate with the Bordeaux Region of France, but a new museum – La Cité du Vin (The City of Wine) – opened this week to ensure people visiting learn about and toast the area’s eponymous product. The City of Wine facility was developed to present winemaking’s wealth, cultural journey […]

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