Josephine Baker, 1950 at the NYC Roxy

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Josephine Baker, 1950 at the NYC Roxy

Photograph by Eve Arnold

At the Roxy on a comeback tour after finding fame in a more tolerant Europe. The next year, Baker would famously take on the Stork Club for refusing her service. There would also be a 100,000-strong neighborhood parade on the NAACP-declared Josephine Baker Day: May 20, 1951.

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