Celebs in the Civil Rights Movement

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Josephine Baker 

Josephine Baker circumvented the racist restrictions of America by becoming an iconic entertainer in France during the 1920s and ‘30s. In the cause of civil rights, she worked with the NAACP and famously spoke at the March on Washington in 1963.

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