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Entertainment Josephine Baker at the Pantheon. The Empire State Building is adorned with blue-white-red

14:15  30 november  2021
14:15  30 november  2021 Source:   ouest-france.fr

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L’Empire State Building, à New York (États-Unis), le 29 novembre 2021. © Ed Jones / AFP The Empire State Building, New York (United States), November 29, 2021.

in tribute to Josephine Baker, who enters At the French Pantheon this Tuesday, November 30, 2021, the Empire State Building turned on the colors of France. An illumination carried out in the presence of one of the sons of the artist and resistant.

Under the glance of the French basketball player Evan Fournier, the iconic skyscraper New York , the Empire State Building, turned on the colors of France this Monday, November 29 to honor Josephine Baker, on the day before From the entrance to the pantheon of the black artist born in the United States .

Josephine Baker to be first black woman immortalised in France's Pantheon

  Josephine Baker to be first black woman immortalised in France's Pantheon Josephine Baker, the French-American dancer, singer and actress who mesmerised France with performances mocking colonialism and later joined the French Resistance, will become the first black woman to be immortalised in France's Pantheon mausoleum Tuesday. Baker will be just the sixth woman to join the around 80 great national figures of French history in the secular temple on Paris's Left Bank. She will also be the first showbiz figure to be honoured with a symbolic spot in the secular sanctuary, final resting place of a long list of luminaries from the worlds of politics, culture and science, including Victor Hugo, Emile Zola and Marie Curie.

a tribute to the "first black woman enthroned to the pantheon"

from nightfall and for all evening, the upper part and the tip of this 102-storey Art Deco building have glittering blue, white and red, "In tribute to the artist and civil rights Icon Joséphine Baker, first black woman enthroned to the pantheon" , according to the two account of the legendary Manhattan Building.

Tonight, in Partnership with @FranceinNyc , WE Glow Blue, White, and Red in Celebration of Entertainer and Civil Rights icon Josephine Baker AS She Becomes The First Black Woman Induced Into The Pantheon. #esbright pic.twitter.com/q58bxmfn58

- Empire State Building (@ TempiretaTebldg) November 29, 2021

«In advance on its time»

at the 86th floor, facing the lights of the city, the French back New York Knicks, Evan Fournier, paid tribute to the "Courage" of that which was a heroin of the resistance and an experienced anti-racist activist.

for Rokhaya Diallo, Josephine Baker at the Pantheon "does not erase the omnipresent racism in France»

 for Rokhaya Diallo, Josephine Baker at the Pantheon © AFP Even if Josephine Baker deserves to enter the Pantheon according to Rokhaya Diallo, "France should not take advantage of this moment for Welcoming his treatment of people of color ". "What a shame! "," Do not let this woman obsessed with the breed The memory of Joséphine Baker "," A viperin text "... This is only a handful of the comments inspired by the tribune that the anti-racist activist and feminist, Or at least that comes as such, publishes in the Washington Post .

"When we look at what happened last year or two years ago, when massive demonstrations had shaken the United States after the death of African-American George Floyd, " she was ahead of his time ", greeted the basketball player, who participated in the ceremony with one of the series" Emily in Paris ", French William Abadie, and the Consul General of France in New York, Jérémie Robert.

See also: Video. The life of Joséphine Baker, his debut at Music-Hall at his entrance to the Pantheon

in the presence of one of the sons of Josephine Baker

also, Jari Bouillon-Baker, one of the twelve children adopted at the four corners of the four corners of the World by the Franco-American star to affirm its attachment to universalism, its

"rainbow tribe" .

Today 68, resident New York, the man has especially wanted to pay tribute to

"our mother" and "the love she had for us" .

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