Inside Black History Month is brought to you by Colorado Black Health Collaborative.

Each Day during the month of February JAMMIN’ 101.5 will present prominent figures in Black History. Listen to JAMMIN’ 101.5 to hear audio vignettes each day.

Black History

Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker was one of showbiz’s most iconic African American performers. After marrying a Frenchman, Jean Lion, she moved to Paris. In 1940, when the Nazis began their occupation of Paris, Baker showed just how deep her loyalty to her adopted nation was, becoming a spy for the Allies. During her travels across Europe to perform, Baker would…
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