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Josephine by Patricia Hruby Powell and Christian Robinson

A free verse prose poem tells the life story of the first black American international musical superstar Josephine Baker, born out of wedlock and raised in part by a single mother. 375 more words

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George and Cyril Blake and all that jazz...But don't forget the calypso..

George and Cyril Blake  were born in Trinidad, probably in the late 1890s, they both served in the British Merchant Navy  during the first world war. 1,041 more words

When you’ve suffered so much you become self-destructive and so seek out even more suffering

When you’ve suffered so much, you become self-destructive, and so seek out even more suffering. You hate the world and are tired of life so you place no value on it. 610 more words

After the fall of the Second Empire and the catastrophe of Sedan, the Commune, the Siege, Paris started to go back to the venal pleasures of before

After the fall of the Second Empire, and the catastrophe of Sedan, the Commune, the Siege, Paris started to go back to the venal pleasures of before. 286 more words

10 Greatest Dancers of the Twentieth Century

The art of dance is a unique form of expression, employing a universal body language that everyone understands. From ballet to contemporary, from hip-hop to salsa, and from oriental to flamenco, dance is certainly enjoying something of a renaissance lately. 1,785 more words

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josephine baker

Welcome to something I’m gonna call Monday’s Muse. Ha, not really. But Josephine Baker’s a major fox, so go with it.

“She’s the Nefertiti of now.” …

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