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Josephine Baker is the first black woman to be accepted into the Pantheon

Josephine Baker has been committed to fighting racism in French society all her life

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Dancer, resistance and civil rights activist Josephine Baker will be the first black woman to earn a spot at the Pantheon in Paris on Tuesday. She passed away over 45 years ago.

Dancer, resistance and civil rights activist Josephine Baker secured a spot at the Pantheon in Paris on Tuesday. She became the first black woman to receive this honor. President Emmanuel Macron plans to address the opening ceremony at the French Temple of Glory in the late afternoon. In the celebration, the coffin will be carried symbolically to the former church.

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The grave of the family who died in 1975 remains in Monaco at the request of the family. But the memorial service should be dignified, as is the transfer of the remains. The stations of her life will be displayed on the facade of the Pantheon before the sarcophagus, covered in the French flag, is placed inside the dome.

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