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"josephine baker" Discussed on Dressed: The History of Fashion
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Who Is Activist, Ella Baker
"From Wonder Media Network I'm Jenny. Kaplan and this is encyclopedia will Manica. Very. Excited to present our. September. This month we're talking about activists. Women who stood up and fought against injustice and for a better world today, we're talking about a woman who doesn't often receive the recognition she deserves for her behind the scenes activism. As a prolific activist, she had a hand in society changing work major civil rights leaders turned to her for her organizational skills. Let's talk about Ella Josephine Baker. Sisters in the struggle for human dignity and freedom. I am here to represent. The struggle that has gone on for three hundred years. Ella Baker was born on December thirteenth nineteen o three in Norfolk Virginia. She grew up in North Carolina on the very same land where her grandparents were enslaved a few decades earlier. Ella's mother was part of the Local Missionary Association. She helped feed their hungry neighbors and encouraged women to be a force for positive change this activism and kindness stuck with Allah. Ellis studied at Shaw University in Raleigh North Carolina and graduated as Class Valedictorian nineteen twenty seven shortly after she moved to New York City in Nineteen thirty ELA joined several women's organizations and served as national director of the Young Negroes Cooperative League that organization focused on supporting the economic development of the black community in nineteen forty Ella started working as a field secretary for the N. Double A. C., p. she moved up to work as director of branches after just three years. She later also served as the president of the New York. City branch. Then in Nineteen fifty-six, Ella Co created the organization in French. Which bought the oppressive Jim Crow laws in the south. The following year a move to Atlanta to help with Martin Luther King Junior's Organization the southern Christian Leadership Conference. At that time, the SC L. C. was a brand new venture. It was created after successes like the Montgomery bus boycott black leaders including Martin Luther. King Junior created the organization to assemble more boycotts and. Throughout the south. But for the venture to be successful, it would take a masterful organizer while Martin Luther King Junior took the reins as the SEC's public figurehead Ella worked behind the scenes setting the organization's agenda and framing the issues. She organized the crusade for citizenship a campaign to support voting rights. For African Americans, she also helped Rodney Atlanta s ELC headquarters and even served as a temporary director for several months after the resignation of the previous office holder, Ellis desire to focus on the issues and to have influence over the. Direction often clashed with the group's main. Right, as ellos considering resigning in nineteen sixty radical act of civil disobedience inspired her to take a new direction on February first black college students in Greensboro. North Carolina where I'm from refused to leave a lunch counter. Worth's where they'd been denied service for Joseph McNeil Franklin McCain and their to college dorm mates that time was February first one, thousand, nine, hundred, sixty. The day they walked into a Greensboro. Woolworth's and sat down at the segregated lunch counter. Ella wrote a letter that encourage students across the south to join forces and take similar acts of protest. She also organized a meeting at Shaw University for the students who spearheaded the citizens from those meetings, the student nonviolent coordinating committee or Snick was created. snick would have a profound impact on the civil rights movement. Ella encourage snack to focus on practicing group centered activism rather than leader centered activism in contrast to the SE L. C.'s leadership style with Mlk at the forefront. Under, this method, of Leadership Snick ran many successful initiatives including the nineteen sixty one freedom rides and the nineteen sixty, four freedom summer and Mississippi L. continued her activism through the sixties. She was also a consultant for the Southern Conference Education Fund and organize the Mississippi Freedom Democratic. Party she later returned to New York City and continued her work until she passed away on. December thirteenth nineteen eighty six. She was eighty three years old. Ella Baker was an incredible driving force behind much of the public civil rights work. We learn about in school while she never sought the spotlight she was committed to improving life for future generations
"josephine baker" Discussed on Encyclopedia Womannica
"Hello from wonder media, network I'm Kaplan, and this is Encyclopedia Annika. Today's leading lady dazzled audiences around the world. Her story will take us from the mid western United States to the Harlem Renaissance to France and back again. She starred on stage and screen, and used her fame to support and promote causes she believed in. We're talking about Josephine Baker. Freda Josephine MacDonald was born on June third nineteen o six in Saint Louis Missouri. Performance ran in the family. Both of fritos parents were in the business. There were successful. Growing, up Friday kept a variety of odd jobs and sometimes danced on street corners to make ends meet. When she was fifteen years old. Frida caught the eye of the Saint Louis. Chorus Vaudeville show. She joined the group and her career was born. That same year Freda got married. She took her husband's last name and dropped her given first name making her from then on. Josephine. Baker. Josephine's vaudeville career quickly flourished. She danced in Vaudeville shows across the country and then moved to new. York City where she was part of the Harlem Renaissance when she was nineteen years old. Josephine, hopped across the pond to Paris or her popularity continued to grow as part of an all black revue, the cultural and entertainment scenes in Paris at that time or obsessed with black culture in general and jazz music, specifically Josephine danced and sang in front of wrapped crowds. The, raid is jumping baker daughter of lowest washerwoman. Limb abandon the. Pirates of night. In a performance for the follies Berge that made her an instant star, Josephine famously danced, wearing a short skirt, made a fake bananas and strings of Pearls, the performance iconic it served as a revolutionary means of reappropriated racist stereotypes thrust upon Black People Uh. Josephine was an international sensation. It was particularly remarkable feat for a black woman at that time, as she was performing for largely white audiences in an era of widespread prejudice, her performances, including the famous one with the bananas skirt, not only entertained, but serve to disrupt widely accepted racist nerves and tropes. She also took her talents off stage, and on screen and several successful movies, and she sold products to the adoring fans who wanted to emulate the way she looked including skin, darkening lotion and hair palm eight. Josephine was extremely successful, allowing her to live in a mansion in south western France. She also adopted twelve children from around the world, and she had a pet cheetah named Chiquita. In nineteen, thirty seven Josephine renounced her U s citizenship and became a French citizen. Around that same time Josephine remarried this time to a French Jewish sugar broker. The marriage would last until nineteen forty one. Josephine was openly bisexual and also had a number of public relationships with women throughout her life. After Germany invaded France in World War Two Josephine took on a new role spy. Her performances were put on hold because of the war, but her fame bought her access to rooms. Most people could never enter. The French Resistance recruited her and Josephine gathered intelligence and housed other resistance spiders. Nazis came and searched her house at one point, but she charmed them into leaving before discovering anyone else. After that visit Josephine left nazi-occupied France. She took with her an impressive amount of classified information, which she snuck out of the country by writing with invisible ink on sheet use it. At the end of the war, Josephine was given military honours by the French government for her valuable espionage work. When Josephine returned to the US, she made an impact there, too. She had performed and traveled around the world yet as a black woman in America her rights at home were extremely restricted. It was the Jim Crow era. Josephine refuse to perform in front of segregated audiences forcing clubs to integrate. Even if just for her performances, she was dedicated to the civil rights movement, receiving recognition from the ACP for her work. One hundred years after Lincoln signed the emancipation proclamation freed the slaves, two hundred thousand people converged on the nation's capital to rally civil rights. They come united in one cause to urge Congress to pass a civil rights bill to end forever the blight of racial inequity. She was the only woman officially on the speaking agenda at the famous march on Washington for jobs and freedom. She said you know friends that I do not lie to you when I tell you I've walked into the palaces of kings and Queens, and then to the Houses of presidents, and much more not walk into a hotel in America and get a cup of coffee and that made me mad. Josephine continued her work on stage as an activist for the rest of her life. She died on April Twelfth Nineteen, seventy five. She was the first American born woman to be buried in France with full military honors. A. Josephine, Baker Unlikely, but wildly successful Megastar left a lasting legacy, performer, Patriot and activist. Last. All month we're talking about leading ladies tune in tomorrow for the story of one of the most iconic women in Hollywood history. For more on why we're doing what we're doing. Check out our newsletter manteca weekly. You can also follow us on facebook and Instagram at encyclopedia, will Manica, and you can follow me directly on twitter at Jenny Kaplan. 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"josephine baker" Discussed on Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls
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"josephine baker" Discussed on Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls
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"josephine baker" Discussed on Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls
"Josephine love the adrenaline. Rush being on stage, and she laughed up the audience's attention. She was so funny. She often stole the limelight from the show's stars. But no matter how popular Josephine was on stage. She struggled with America's racism offstage. Josephine had known of race riots in Saint Louis. Since she was a child, white mobs had burned down the homes of black families, and some of her neighbors had been killed because of their skin color. Even a New York Josephine wasn't allowed in white hotels and couldn't get served in many restaurants instead. She was often met with signs that read. Whites only. So in Nineteen, twenty, five at only age, Nineteen Josephine took another leap a rich, American producer offered her role in an all black revue in Paris. Josephine said yes, and boarded, a steamship headed for France. As ship sailed away Josephine leaned against the railing, the ocean breeze, whispering against her cheeks. As she watched the Statue of Liberty Fade away behind them. She felt something else coming into view. Real Freedom. When Josephine first arrived in Paris. She was less impressed by the theater than she was at being able to go into any cafe store or gallery she wanted to. There were no whites only signs. In addition, there were fewer taboos, romance and Josephine with aren't have love affairs with people of all different races, religions and genders. But her truest love was always Paris. Josephine's debut show. The Revenue Negra opened to a sold out crowd of writers painters. Stars diplomats and even royalty. When the curtain Rose Josephine did her usual, comedic routine, and the audience laughed at all the right places. Later though to their surprise, Josephine was carried onto the stage on the back of a male dancer. When he stopped. She cartwheel down from his back, and the crowd gasped. Josephine was in a costume made. A pink feathers she began to dance in a frenzy, moving her arm, stopping her feet, and throwing her body around the stage like she was in a trance. When she finished, the audience leapt to their feet, and applause echoed around her. Paris had fallen in love with Josephine Baker and they only wanted more. Josephine became the star of many shows in France and elsewhere in Europe. But soon she was looking beyond the stage. In nineteen twenty six. Cillian man named count. Kapito who became her manager and romantic partner. In nineteen twenty seven Josephine became the first black actor to star in a feature film. She also opened her own nightclub in Paris, called Chez, Josephine, which served up a mix of American and Parisian cuisine, music and culture. By the end of Nineteen, twenty seven Josephine have become the highest paid performer in Europe and most photographed woman in the world, as Josephine's fame grew, fans lavished her with gifts from fairly ballgowns to Shimmery jewelery. She also collected a Menagerie of animals, including rabbits, monkeys, birds, snakes, and a pig named Albert. But her favorite was her pet cheetah named Chiquita. Josephine put a diamond studded caller on KITA and walked her along the streets of Paris, and although PTO wasn't happy about it some nights, Cheetah even slept in bed with them. After more than ten years of successful, performing in Europe and around the world. Returned to New York City. But she was disappointed to find that discrimination against black people had only gotten worse. At her hotel, Josephine was informed she must never enter through the lobby again and said she was asked to use a service entrance at the back of the hotel because the lobby was for whites only. And when Josephine performed in the song and Dance Revue Ziegfeld follies. The, audience was shocked to see her dancing with four white men. Because of that critics wrote many hateful things about Joseph performance in the newspapers. Even, more difficult news followed her disappointing return to the United States. She soon learned that the PTO had been diagnosed with cancer. And passed away while she was in New York. Heartbroken Josephine quit the show in return to Paris. There she was grateful to be greeted by her cheering fans bouquets of flowers, and even an accordion player. As, she addressed her fans Josephine broke into one of her most famous songs. Move Ooh a song about her. Two loves France and her home country. To loves have I. And they tear me apart to loves have I. Both are in my heart. One is a flower and the other aflame. To loves have I. Not the same. Just a pains left for her adopted country, only grew, and in one, thousand, nine, hundred, eighty seven. She became a French citizen. But, while Josephine's careers soared, war loomed on the horizon. In May nineteen forty, the German army invaded France and by. June Paris spell to the Nazis. Josephine despised the Nazis beliefs in white superiority and their hatred toward Jewish people, people of color and anyone else who is different. Without hesitation, take another leap. She. To become a spy for France. France is the country that adopted me without reservation and I am willing to give my life for her. She told the man who recruited her. The leader of the French Resistance thought no one would suspect the famous Josephine. Baker was a spy. Still it was dangerous work. If, she got caught. She could be killed or sent to concentration camp. Her Country House became a hideout resistance agents who often traveled with her as band members. In Lisbon Marseille and Algiers, she went to embassy events and flirted with friends and foes. All the while secretly eavesdropping on Nazi officials. Later in her hotel room, she scribbled notes in invisible ink in the margins of her sheet music, including troop positions and Nazi plans. Sometimes. She even pin secret notes than to her underwear. When Josephine got sick Madrid, she kept working for the resistance, but eventually in Morocco. She got sick.
"josephine baker" Discussed on Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls
"Seen. Actually Graham, and this is good night stories for rebel girls a very podcast about the rebel women who inspires. This Week Joseph you bake..
What Dead Historical Women Can Teach Us About Dating and Sex
"For a long time i rode a sex dating column for the the new york post and i really appreciate that time in my life but since then i started writing about history and politics and every so often often someone comes to me and says would you ever consider writing a dating advice book and i always say the only way i would ever do that is if all of the advice is came from dead historical women and most of it was bad do you say as a joke yes always and then i said it to this one very nice editor on the phone who said well i'd love for you to do that can you can you get it in by june and i said yes and it was the easiest book sale i've ever made shots jets incredible i was gonna say did you sort of like say on to channel these women and because it's all of the advice sound so much in their voice it's just it's so good i'm i've always wished that somehow that would happen to me robert graves deflected criticism of his i claudius novels by telling a reporter that the entire manuscript had been dictated to him by emperor claudius himself in a dream so we don't want to start with that's a real humble brag it's a real humble brag of london emperor came to me and just story so no critiques please no none of none of these women came to munich dream cream i do read a lot of different books about them and took the cool historical tidbits that i found those books that i thought could be transcribed into good good advice for women right now what i really loved how in the insure you talk about how there's always some idiot on twitter that's like oh i wish women were women the way they used to be back in the day and like this book just kind of disproves that whole line of thought that is based on many real only no i'm i i have a twitter account i am yeah i'm familiar with dot com yeah and this totally disproves that way of thinking because women's since the beginning of time have kind and not been that ideal idea woman i think the more things change the more they stay the same and a lot of women in this book are doing things thanks i think we'd be considered very audacious by modern standards i'm kind of fascinated by grace kelly's end of a first date move where she would go into my i room of this and come up with no clothes and that's the way a lot of nudity so nudity in the book i'm also that's something that i really don't associate with grace as kelly in any of her alfred hitchcock movies now i love that and so you use that tibet to have her advice be make your feelings no yes she's real clear a lot of not scared to tell someone how they feel and then a yeah and then you write about how she'd be like go make some coffee and then go into the bathroom and come out naked i was like oh that is insane that that is actually what she did and i love that it's memorable also really feel like a man in the nineteen fifties and sixties when she was doing this probably just think they were making can coffee so let's talk about some more of the advice in the book patra that is the advice for making the first move what can we learn from her on making the first move cleopatra made i moves of really big and she really began her relationships with this very showy entrance entrance a lot of the mist and the stories about cleopatra hinge upon the idea that she was this ravishing beauty and she was us an attractive lady and they're all different ways of being beautiful but by any standards she wasn't especially good looking she was just really audacious basis and she really went for it and when she first met julius caesar she header self smuggled to him inside a federal that was dropped off at his feet feet and then lays blade before whose feet talking about how they could afford to an alliance which is not a thing that you might be able to recreate oh yeah like not necessarily you didn't like UPS to your lover a little desperate if we'd be really audacious lake uh-huh and then when she met mark anthony she had herself taken to him on a golden barge where she designed it to look like she was a goddess and she appeared to him if she was a golden goddess so cleopatra really thought about how she was going to plan her first move oof and i think it an age where a lot of us are very timid and wanna seem cool and have a call me maybe attitude approaching people cleopatra went for it like she went one hundred percent i honestly can kind of relate this particularly i'm on the part on the barge where she's the gold god it kinda can because so nicknamed gone on a first date and then i invited him to my holiday party and my holiday party i was like the star of the show like i i was going around with platters appetizers and like jello shots because this was like whatever like two thousand nine not the shots wherever cool but as i'm going around with platters never like laura oh my god like laura laura and i'm like the star of the show and i kinda take her advice to mean you know just be like the starve make yourself an unmistakable store yes staple star like have the attention be around you and it was like all my friends and it was like my house you know like i was the star of my holiday party and walked around like own my own the place grid right and i want to form an alliance that woman yeah i think that's actually a great way to translate that into modern day advice i feel like throwing party and inviting boys who have a crush on was also so big move i was single gal it usually worked really well unless the person didn't come in which case it felt like you were throwing that party for nine uh all these people are in my house i've got so many shots yeah i've been to your parties and you do throw a very good thank you i'm so you also have a section on slut shaming can you choose to feature josephine baker and that little micro in every possible way hero of the civil rights movement hero of the lost generation yet josephine baker is just the best and if you don't know her by name you definitely know her by image she's the one that has the banana skirt so oh you're right i'm writing in her voice say i'm writing as someone who danced topless and a banana skirt so why her for the slut shaming section i feel like josephine josephine baker is someone who had to go up against a lot of repressive rules of the time and i mean to head to leave america because she couldn't really prosper in america's a black woman and she was someone who i wouldn't say that she had no regard for those rules but she he was able to think about societal rules that served her and once it didn't and follow her own contents and her own desires and mm-hmm she strongly felt and i think many modern day women should strongly feel that her sexuality and her physical desires were nothing to be ashamed of she had a very large sexual appetite she loved having sex with people she had multiple marriages adopted a ton of children those desires did not impede her life in any way indeed the fact that she was comfortable in her body and comfortable with her sexuality is how she she became a great star and it was also because she chose to change her circumstances right by going to harris yeah we actually just did an episode on on if you should move if you you should mirror for data and just for a change of scenery if you're like in a funk also tried to come back to america and change everybody else's circumstances stances andrea four really hard for that i mean you can't obviously say that any one person was responsible for civil rights victories but she had a really huge detained in that
"josephine baker" Discussed on Timesuck with Dan Cummins
"How close are we to pulling this off to next week as we suck time itself here on time suck and time now for today's updates to previous matches or just you know some fine folks who have sending some entertaining messages and thank you all for taking the time to send these into into the show time now for time sucker updates times update aw I update is from new listener Bonney L. who just got got Bonnie writes? Hey their new listener here we listen to the podcast for only a few months of in writing this now usually I'm pretty good at picking out lies you sprinkle in all over the podcast but in the Jon Benet Ramsey suck me damn near nauseous with your little Miss Hustler lie. We got a lot of these. I was listening to the episode on Jonbenet work when he started describing this horrifying monstrosity of fake child pageant the whole time I just sat there working on excel spreadsheets with this look of pure unadulterated disgust on my face in an open office in front of my co workers. I was just about ready to dry heave at my desk when you drop the line. WWW dot get fuck out of here that point I shook my head in shame knowing full. Well that you got me seems like nothing to fall for because we we live in a world war. Pageant assigned their kids are parents sign their kids up for child. Beauty pageants even dance team for dancers were super skimpy outfits perform borderline suggestive jazz dance moves. I wouldn't exactly but something like that. Element Lomas Hustler hoedown out of the realm of possibilities. It's probably a good thing that everyone the office so focused on work and no one really noticed me working on on excel spreadsheets with look Ashir horrid disgust face. I know a lot of messages like this. where listener falls from your obvious lies? I wanted to share my story because I mentioned earlier. I don't usually fall for there but here we are any who really love listening to podcasts. Keep on Truckin Bonnie L Love Bonnie. I love getting the I'll never get just so happy. I'm glad you enjoy the show. I'm glad that's not real great new vaccination perspective update from Mikey Jones Find Time who writes good morning Dan I really listen to your podcast art cast on the Anti Vaccine Movement. I have to start off by saying I am not an anti vaccine proponent but rather a vaccine reform proponent. There are few things went mentioned the the podcast won the special court system for damages done by vaccines to the heavy metals and vaccines that pass the blood brain barrier three the potentially deadly side effects from vaccine specifically the flu vaccine. Should I get the flu and recovering a week or get a vaccine that could possibly give me the flu anyway four ingredients fetal tissue and the recent band toxic substances. This is like mercury. I strongly people like myself who want vaccine. Reform are thrown into a category of one hundred percent completely anti vaccine that is nonsense. I don't believe vaccines because autism because there was no science to support that however I do believe that giving somebody vaccines at wants to a child with a weak immune system might not be safe and there are medical professionals who agree with that vaccine reform not anti vaccine thank you my guess Great Points Vaccine Reform Not an anti vaccine belief and I do thank you of course vaccines should be should be reformed as it should be all medicine you know you know. Medicine should be continually reformed and just designed to become safer and safer with less side effects just be goal for medicine in general so yeah. That's important a group to bring up vaccine reforms not against it. Just think that yeah maybe we can you know we we should just keep our eye on these things and keep tweaking it. Make it better and safer so thank you for saying that in time sucker Jerry Jerry. Lynn made me laugh so hard when I first read this next stabbed. Caroline writes damn you Dan I was just listening to the Ramsey suck and I was picking up my thirteen year. Old from school usually muted at the school so I pushed play right after my son gets into the car. It's a sunny day up here. In Alaska and the windows were down. I press play just at the part we start talking about little girls to take off their shirts and my thirteen year old boy is what the actual Thuc my first response should have been to yell however my eyes went wide and I slowly turned him towards him slowly laughing way too hard. I guarantee people heard. I don't think I'm going to want to be seen any. PTA meetings in the near future anyway. Keep doing what you're doing and again and get your ass up here to Alaska mask thank you we're seeing that in that does crackdown. I would love to give to Alaska hopefully one of these days. Let me get it back to Anchorage in Juneau's Juneau Anchorage Fairbanks all good good hopefully can do little run in Alaska one of these not opposed to it time sucker Aaron Fink as our first special shot requests for today Aaron writes. It's good afternoon to suck master. I messed you about a fellow soccer and friend of mine who actually introduced me to time took a few years ago. His name is Aaron Wallace he from catskill New York he passed away in the sixteenth as a result of a head on traffic collision twenty nine years old one of your biggest fans fucking awesome guy around on my best friends I know he's made it to the great sack of Nimrod. I just wanted to know if you could give him a shout-out. I know he would love that. Thank Stan and everyone in time saw Aaron. Yes Eric Wallace. Thank you for being in time sucker man sorry you're you're no longer with us and hope you are enjoying where you're out now or where you are at now and yes are you taking so suddenly and soon and so young man and we've got a similar thing here. this this last one finally yeah definitely some sad news spaces or Brian Cox talking about a fallen future lizard who whatever level reason. I think he's going to hear this shout just like I'm hoping Eric Wallace here in this or hurt his little shutout okay so Brian writes dear Dan. I wanted to write a couple of things first before this tickets fucked up first of all. I'm big fan of standup scene you in Sacramento where I gave you a metal. Es Ws earned while serving the navy man thank you it is a big deal in a crazy time my life and so are you which is why seem necessarily that you should have it and I am honored we also met feathers and you're happy and was happy to see you again the longtime listener and of course it's been a space ever since its inception you an amazing knack touch me right into my soul space cheered me up over the years. I wasn't sure if I was going to reach complaints your or you get a ton of these kind of messages along with an ass load of Shit Shit. You have to do yesterday. Well Yeah. We are busy but I can't say I've ever done anything in my power to help my family family unless I try so here goes the part of the city on September seventh my fourteen year old nephew is collecting bait near a bridge Jacksonville Florida when something was needed in the car parked part cross the street so joey my nephew was waiting on the shoulder waiting for a car to pass when the car swerved and hit him the women speeding and he had no time to react or get out of the way he was knocked out and as soon as a step his stepdad's solid happened began. CPR on him it was at that point both of his lungs had collapsed died on the scene before the ambulance could get to him. The driver who is now breathalysed or given any kind of drug test was free to go of course the media showed up and did a report broadcast that he ran out into the road like a Moron and continued to cover the story around how speeding beating problem the impact image on the front right corner of her car no expert but it sounds like she was messed up on her phone. Now paying attention or both this is broken my family. Everyone is doing the best they can. I put fundraiser on the facebook page. Thank you so yeah and I'm great. full is held at people have already donated. I was wondering if maybe you can give him a shout-out is i. I know once I got him into the podcast he would have been a space lizard. There is no doubt in my mind is he can often be heard saying prove it when someone told him something he was incredibly smart. Aptitude tests told us that he was thinking at a sophomore in college level anyways now this is long and it's sad we miss him dearly. His name was Joseph Lawrence Cox. May he rest in peace. You know what you would have been a great space as Joseph Lawrence Cox. I hope you're happy still curious wherever you are because we'll phone. Would it be to have all the answers. I'm sorry let's World So-so soon. I hope this next world treats you better. Thank you for your service Brian. You're good uncle. Hope this all help somehow thank you all for all your messages in rest in peace to both Joseph Lawrence Cox and also Eric Wallace quick moment of silence for them. Both thank you for your masters. Thanks time we all have a great week. Everybody be careful. Stay safe. If you have to use the same bathwater everyone else in your family. Try Not to be last and keep on sucking sucking when you come on over near Hot Apple CIDER. Bring your peanut about us all home.
"josephine baker" Discussed on Timesuck with Dan Cummins
"Queen as the most famous woman in the fucking world definitely in France she counted princes and princesses among her admirers became a war hero in a civil war champion Grade A. Plus top shelf of meat sack. I hope you took some inspiration from the story. Think about how many times you could acquit along her journey. How many times could she just said fuck? It's too hard just given up like your step dad or just ran away from responsibilities like her dad did think about how much she loved that Chateau home for Rainbow Children yet still gave charities as she tries raise money to keep it think about how brave she was to perform a countries where legislators called her indecent were actual Nazis screamed at her. She was onstage thing that occurred. She showed arrested arrests. That man in California refused to play that Club in Florida until they let her perform in front of a black crowd. She was so many things mostly she was just fucking amazing and I'm glad I got to spend a lot of time with her this past weekend with restoring her spirit hope you are to fight for your dreams Pfeiffer while you think is right me sacks forever fight like she didn't tell the fucking day you die. Why not what's the alternative just to get old slowly fade out not doing shit who wants that was fun and that time now for top five takeaways time take away number one Josephine was the world's first international famous black female superstar and also forgot to mention this the first black woman to ever start a motion picture number two joe sitting became a spy and successfully smuggled intelligence in and out of enemy territory for the French Resistance Against the Nazis in World War Two number three Josephine Baker rose from one of the poorest kids in Saint Louis what she was born in nineteen eighteen o six to be in the most famous woman in France and a sex symbol internationally by nineteen twenty five number four Josi would never give virtual child of her own but you would adopt twelve children from all over the Globe Rainbow tribe to prove that we really can't all get along also becoming one of the leading voices in one of the braves voices in the American Civil Rights movement? How is it how much did she changed her life number five new Info Joseph who is very likely bisexual? She's busting out all kinds of norms. According to her biography and son Jean Claude Baker and several other biographers is likely to Josephine Baker had affairs with numerous women Clara Smith that successful blue singer. I took her under her wing. mildred smallwood the first African American woman to appear in American Dance Magazine bessie Buchanan First American African American woman have a seat in New York state legislature those are just some of her alleged lovers and there were many others and with all the prejudice she faced. She just chose to live the life she wanted to live over over and over again. Hailu Safina Hail Josephine Baker Josephine Baker sucked the suspect. Thanks time so team thanks to queen of the suck my sexist lady sexist lady in the world for me. Lindsey Collins High Priest of the sock Harmony Village Camp Reverend Dr Joe Horse Cock Johnson Paisley former horse jockey. Thanks to the new APP date update is here. It makes me laugh so hard so good. I hope you check out this new APP. Thanks also to access the payroll script keepers correct flannery and let's talk about next week. What if you could go back in time? Change something you said or didn't pass but if you go back and kill Baby Hiller or probably better just you know raising better give Jewish Nanny what if you could jump to the future see how this whole humanity thing is going to work out. We can't not even close but on the next episode of time we are going to check out the vast topic of time travel to learn about what exactly is hold us back from running around space and time we'll look at the science of time travel to mythology and science fiction that the jump started the concept drives the research today also this is going to be fun meet some of the Wacky Wacky doodles and all of wackle world as we profile several strange folks who have some time travel stories to tell also does the government have secret time travel programs. Maybe maybe not but it's fun. People who.
"josephine baker" Discussed on Timesuck with Dan Cummins
"Had a giant moving doll of her alongside a sign that said you can have a body like Josephine Baker. If you use fillets cream too many young frenchwomen she became a symbol of liberation liberated. You know you know women's rights. She was a symbol of sexual liberation for Women Peres impressive artists community also is in love with her She posed for Picasso numerous times and many other famous artists artists artists saying years later the Picasso did not see the outside but saw inside he was very intense and very strong he pulled you to him and then like indulge celebrities do starting to weird from time to time maybe not great for one's mental health to be getting sell famous so fast start showing up late for her own shows start to get a little casually performances here and there. There's a story about her eating lobster an address room when it was time to go on stage and when the stage manager pounded on her door she was annoyed the hero interrupted for meal and demanded that you go out and do her show so she just took her lobster onstage in eight in front of the crowd who apparently I thought it was just an odd part of the performance and helped it so what you'll make active weirder. She's getting on lots of extra animals so many charts bringing them to the theater now they would find rabbits nest in the wardrobes white mice in the drawers cats dogs and birds fucking everywhere baby tiger a Boa constrictor where some of the more exotic animals. She brought to her her job. She brought a young goat and a pig into theater she says you later she'd find animals more trustworthy than people would have a variety of pets for the rest of her life. Now I WANNA make it for just a little while like how would it be to be allowed to get that weird. I swear big enough. I don't need to bring a tiger. I JUST WANNA be big enough to have Mike doodles. Penny pooper and Ginger Bell be slowly lowered down to the stage during a standup show. I WANNA wear little capes and crowns sitting a little thrones. Maybe even happened a long time now and they're not even live. Maybe they're stuffed. Maybe it makes even weirder place to but I pet him and talk to them as if they still are live throughout the show. That's why I know I've made it. When I you get to do that? Kinda Shit and still sell tickets just being cut her first music record nine hundred twenty six. I actually listened to a ton of Josephine Baker musical physical you know doing the research for this for this podcast is good. It's way different than what I usually listen to. She'd sing songs in both French and English. I think are most familiar at least to me. He's blue skies. This is one from when she was young just getting going. Her voice is not as confident strong later but I still like it. Listen listen to this this this is a little bit of Josephine Baker Blue Skies it would be average cloudy or and grayness on me. Nothing it was nice quietly airbags in the background Akron just a little thing being things don't think the thing don't don't don't think keeping sometimes it's really sweet New Year Banjo in the background but also in nineteen twenty six josephine but I really liked. I listened to her. Yeah Tom this last couple of days and there's just something about her. Voice doesn't have great range. It never got like super powerful but there's just no again. Is that in fact there's something to it. It's like yeah I like that. I like listening to that doesn't help or it doesn't hurt me that she is a preposterous faucets tractive as well that never hurts also 1926 Josephine met a strange little man named Giuseppi Al Pacino claimed to be from Rome was really from Palmiro. A man who by trade was either a stonemason or possibly a bricklayer of acclaimed to be royalty claiming he was count petito the Albertino character he's thirty-seven-year-old in your own dance instructor part-time Gigolo -scribed as being of average height with swept back Dr Care Small Mustache and a dark dark deep set eyes seen pictures of him and he just is gotta gotTa Energy look about him. elegantly dressed he sported a monocle cigarette holder carried a walking cane. He was handsome and Suave. Fuck weird crazy crazy and Josephine fell in love with him he would quickly become her manager. Also at times assistant also husband never legally marry because technically she's still married to William Baker. Oh Oh Willie number two from back in Philly Oh philly Willie Josephine and Pepito would have an odd relationship some saw him as a parasite clinging onto Josephine gene used for her money other saw him as a saint always standing by Josephine when she'd have sexual affairs with a variety of other men that she did not try to hide from him and that he was not into but the the other had some kind of arrangement or he just put up with it in nineteen twenty seven Baker starting her first silent film called Silent Siren of the tropics sorted Kapito. This is why some people thought he was a little bit parasite he gave himself three different paying jobs in this project he was producer helped direction and played a small role onscreen even though no one cared at all of us in this movie Oh you're not the movie tells a story of a native girl named Papa toll played by Baker who falls in love with the Frenchman named Andrei bevill and to be honest for me doesn't hold up I couldn't keep paying attention to it for more than a few minutes time but to be fair. I'm not someone who enjoys old silent movies from the twenties in general. I don't think I've ever like to single one. I've watched you know compared compared to now they just. Ma Opinion made Super Shady movies and I think of course they did. I don't buy it when people get really into like era film. I not as fucking this terrible. They were just getting started. They didn't know what they were doing. Track again. Despite not being a fan of wooden caption dialogue like Papa also spoil you the rent money and if view do not believe me you ask Bam Boola. It felt like they took the writers fucking ten minutes to write this entire movie. I will say Josephine is super graceful graceful in it her body controls amazing shakes dancing and complicated movements look as easy just walk in a breathing and she looks somehow. This is interesting about her to me. Somehow very modern like an eerie degree agree like a horror movie. She would like start like talking directly to me like she looks like she has to be still alive somewhere. Does it make sense like sometimes I see the old footage I think yeah like someone who longtime ago. Dogs like someone who lived in a time before modern dental care and find lotions someone who never got a chance to use sunscreen someone who never heard of a push up or multivitamin but some people I think are I'm sorry yes all those people I see I see I think we'll have you prison for Sherban dental on time but then other people might talk doc what how does this footage from a hundred years ago like you look across the street right now with Josephina thinks she looks like she part of the screen and not only blend in today's Today's modern society but dominated again become star again like she would crush instagram even though I didn't love it siren the tropic dig positive reviews from critics and the public alike people in Sweden aiden liked it so much that it was made of her in her likeness sold in Stockholm shops who staff ooh that's nice though rub and tug and the daughter Oh look at the Darla voted on your part American movie producers in Hollywood also WanNa Josephine to perform in their films and she turned him down which speaks to her star power she was so successful in Europe. Jill live in France so much she was like yeah. I'll fucking eat Hollywood. Nineteen Twenty eight Josephine appeared on a world tour of sorts twenty four cities in Europe and South America Erica back when he couldn't just buy direct flights or any kind of flights back before motion sickness pills no thank you this is Josephine would encounter some hardcore racism again now for the first time since you left America the Nazi movement is getting stronger. It's growing along with other racially intolerant and tolerant groups Eastern Europe also the Catholics protester performances performances fiercely in someplace like Vienna on the grounds of moral indecency in Vienna the Catholic Church actually held extra emergency masses directly Lia prior to her performances as if her dancing around topless was going to rip open a portal to hell. I am here is Satan. The dock titties have stood me for my eternal slumber gyrating African hips mimicking very natural in life-affirming out to procreation creation have pushed God himself to give me permission to bring forth an army of demons the punish you for allowing those Dr Titties Joe Flap about in front of previously pure white men seriously what the fuck is wrong with people like the ridiculous shit that the people get worked up about making me so angry consistently the Australian parliament voted as to whether or not she'd be legally allowed to perform in their country you know and she was barely allowed allowed by the government again. Those dark titties watch a moral decadence might they unleash amongst the white folk. They'll watch one dancing. I'm just abandoned the white families and start fucking each other in the street when Josephine returned to Berlin where she previously been warmly embraced Nazism it got much much stronger foothold Nazi hecklers start showing for her performances literally just yelling racial slurs at her the middle of fucking show disrupting the performance until Josephine Josephine couldn't stand it had to cancel her remain performances Munich outright bans her from performing altogether right can't risk getting no superior area Ryan Dick's hard might make white men question. They're silly racist beliefs. If they get Boehner's over those dark titties luckily elsewhere in Europe she's received warmly in Romania and outdoor theatre Josephine dances or banana dance in the rain storm tossing away her umbrellas part as a makeup runs interface her face you know getting poured onto the costume disintegrates and the crowd goes wild Scandinavian audience has also loved her. Even though one Danish pastor had campaigned against her morality he attended a performance and became so thoroughly converted that he stood up in Sheridan the Swedish royal family excuse me attend to her performances including the Crown Prince Gustaf whom she's rumored to have had a little romantic fling with the girl who dreamed of Rotea may have had some routine or bedroom which have been kind of mind blowing in Amsterdam she did the Charleston and Dutch wooden clogs to the delight of the crowd Josephine found controversy controversy get in South America Argentina. The Catholic parties protested her as immoral the nation's president agreed but an anti-government party adopted her as a symbol of their ongoing political battles supported her at one performance. Both factions protested got into a little fight fights and started throwing firecrackers with one another which is a weird way to be angry one another like I it didn't evolve into a real brawl. Just you know just showed up and through our crackers wearing committees and Shit I guess grown men act like weird. 10-year-olds Josephine returns to Paris. He's offered another starring role time. In at another theater called Casino Day petty and this show she would sing she would sing and shows for the rest of her career. Songwriter Vincent Scotto would would hire was hired to write a romantic ballad just for her that would complement lament her voice and you know her modest range he wrote some French shit that translates to I have two loves referring to her love for both Paris in America and it almost immediately sold three two hundred thousand copies shortly after this Paul Varna one of the owners of the Casino a gifted Josephine with a Tame Cheetah knowing that she likes animals now she has achieve she names Chiquita. She's living in fucking zoo. She puts a collar on the Cheetah. The caller is adorned with expensive square diamonds so over the top and she just walks cheat around Paris and sometimes it would get loose. Luckily didn't kill anybody on several different occasions she brought it to theaters and it got away from her and just one time jumped into the orchestra pit. fucking terrorized terrorizing musicians this thing slept in her bed slept in the bed with Josephina Pedo and he gets a pita wasn't fan. I bet not man penny ginger sleep in bed with Lindsay and I I'm fine with that but I would not be fine with a cheetah the might slice faces animal the night and where was it cheetahs saying they weren't in a little hotel room anymore. Josephine and Pepito bought a thirty room mansion in an upscale suburb in the Western Bank of the river. It was named the beautiful oak because of the gorgeous oak trees that line the long driveway it looked almost like a fairy tale castle complete with pointed turrets dormer windows medieval shields I mean she is living like a royal life now. Each room this place had its own theme from a Louis the fourteenth bedroom to an Indian room with temple bells in a room next to the master bedroom. She installed cages for monkeys monkeys in another room. should an avery for parrots parakeets cockatiels cockatoos Roman the ground ducks chickens geese pheasants Turkeys all sorts of flower gardens on the estate to the point that she hired full three full time gardeners. Keep it all pretty shell so started a little vegetable garden herself. She worked on his longtime dream of hers..
"josephine baker" Discussed on Timesuck with Dan Cummins
"After meeting the two decided to get married things moved fast and they get married. Both their families met at the church. The two were wed.. Both families. Were apparently cool with it. I mean I I mentioned she was thirteen right different types. The marriage wouldn't last long young Willie wasn't much of a moneymaker. He wasn't a better provided in her father. Step father in Young Josephine truly just a kid you no yelled at him about not following through on whatever foolish promises and he's sixteen year old boy would make the situation and then one night when only been married for a few months we'll he burst into the house. We're staying with Josephine's parents carrying Arthur at the time he ran past carrying Arthur who were sitting there. Living Room bolted up stairs to his and Josephine's room yelling. Come on out here. Let me break your neck back door. Slam shut behind him when carrying Arthur her too loud smashing banging the ran upstairs into the room Josephine was standing there holding a broken bottle willie was a standing in shock blood pouring down his face from a deep cut just above his eye Josephine simply said I was defending myself Willie ran off to get to the doctor to get his is stitched and he never never came back that was the end of the marriage which never been made legal through the courthouse anyway shortly before this fight Josephine at bought a bassinet and there are rumors homers. She was pregnant her brother Richard will go on to think that after we left Josephine got a back alley abortion in this room would lead other speculated this alleged abortion may have somehow damage to reproductive organs enough to make difficult later in life for her to carry a pregnancy to full term nineteen twenty to age fourteen Josephine was recruited from the old chauffeur's club into the Jones family band who essentially locally known street performers learned to play trombone and we play in dance and sometimes even singing the band end would often play in front of the local Booker T. Washington theatre entertaining those who waited to buy ticket or those who were pouring out after watching show and one of these shows she caught the eye of the theaters manager manager. Tommy two fingers teacup teacup wasn't Thomas Real last name they called him that because he was from London England and they call it two fingers because you only had two fingers on each hand which wasn't actually true get thumps on each end but it didn't Tom Tommy Two thousand because Saint Louis already had Tommy to dumps Tommy two thumbs no chance that guy was called no chance because we try to beat him in a game with wrestling you had no chance of winning because you know he had to to to your one and that's why he was Missouri State Dumb Rasim champion from nineteen o six to nineteen thirty five the two Russell. I like to Rattle Guy Starts Utilities now real sorry sexy to get a small stroke about the time I said Tommy to pingers teacup 'cause that's when I started lying back of just a bit during one of our street performances in front of the Booker T. Washington Theatre Josephine. Ti leaders manager whose real name was Red Burnett Burnett. That's right now. We're talking again years later. Redwood recall I seen Josephine saying she was a bitty thing. Standing there singing to the people shed a lovely voice and Kinda handled herself like Diana Ross she was just thrilling. He made a mental note that as soon as he got a chance he'd find south of her to do and help out the theater. Take her off the streets. His opportunity came a few weeks later when the weekly show at the theater was being given by touring troupe called the dixie steps there producer Bob problem his troop was short and act during the previous previous week's book and in Kansas City is husband wife. Kali team had fallen out with each other so badly that they'd split both personally and professionally gone their separate ways now needed a replacement a Burnett one side of the Jones Family Band Old Man Jones was sent for the whole family including Josephine was worked into the show. The band was scheduled to perform two spots and during one of them Josephine would do a little comedy dance. Her dancing was a hit she later say seeing everybody looking at me. Electrified me is if I'd had a sluggish Jin as a touring comic for coming up on twenty. I totally get it and a good crowd can make phil well when you're sick. Make feel rested when you're exhausted and if you're already feeling good make you feel like the most alive you've ever felt and his red Brunette proudly recalled years later the minute. She hit the stage Archer back like an animal she she just like a rooster flipping tail. She was a natural by now at age fourteen Josephine's huge repertoire of steps or leg goofiness interface pulling her you know making silly faces who was beginning to develop into a style entirely her own. She was a true original. Never stick into a set routine. She didn't really know any set routines. Instead she just kind of jump into whatever next step felt right she just completely improvised dances and the spirit spirit of the music just like a proficient jazz player do a she became like this living dancing embodiment of jazz of the Jazz era too many she jumped from one appropriate routine to another other like good Blues Guitarist Houston Right Scales kind of whip up the appropriate solo on the fly for whatever key the song was in producer. Bob Russell was amused enough by Josephine's dancing to hire her in the Jones family band to stay with troop for the rest of its tour. She happily accepted how cool she's going on tour think about where she was just a few years ago be incentive by her mom to be a child made and sleep in his cellar with a three legged dog no fence bojangles sleeping in a bed with her entire family choosing to lay on the floor of the fucking rats to get away from the Smell over overstep dad's feet using newspapers for blankets no longer going to have to eat our old discarded fruit nails. No longer have to steal a little chunks of coal to make a couple of pennies for the family those lay days of Vaudeville hundreds of acts touring theaters all over America mostly booked by few big agencies assembling shows and sending them out on the road. The Big White Book is the time where the United Booking Office booking office yeah run by BEF Keith Edward Albee an agency long defunct folks now and the William Morris Agency which is very much still around William Morris merged with another talent company. If years back is now known as William Morris Endeavor or sometimes just as endeavor her. I remember meeting William Moore's agents early micro to comedy festival in South Beach and Florida desperately wanted them to want to sign me. They did not Dang it. Oh my heck luckily many years later. UTA would sign. I love work with them and William Moore's can suck my Dick now better at all better bitterness black performers nineteen twenty they had their own agency the theater owners booking association known as Toba which functioned most in the south and Midwest hiring blacks to play only two blacks very segregated. It was told that it was handling the Dixie steppers tour title would die with the Great Depression not that many years later some of the theaters which the White Vaudevillians played were pretty terrible but the places is it. We're the black performers played were always worse. Many were rickety wooden shacks off with leaking roofs broken seats. Sometimes members of the audience had to sit on the floor but the Dixie steppers made made the best of whatever venue they were performing. May My reminds you. The early stand appears most road comics attorney comics that travel and do shows all the countries opposed to comics who tend to stick into you know one or two markets like New York or la where they do stand up at night usually do something else from the day. It's a writer actor producer anyways. There's a lot of road comics. When I got started traveling in late two thousand early two thousand one we get paid? I tour working one nighters essentially a one nighter any venue that decides to have comedy either one show a week or even less like once.
"josephine baker" Discussed on Timesuck with Dan Cummins
"The rope thousands of black residents would tried streaming across the bridges into Saint Louis when the race war got into full swing and most would never make it police shut down. You know the road to escape so no one could escape kept him pinned on the bridge. Desperation tried to swim the jumped off the bridge drown in the river. It was a chaotic dramatic scene mothers carrying infants they fled the city menus and baby carriages trying to push elderly disabled and they're few pitiful possessions to safety crying children carrying household. Oh pets when it was all over the war was over after another day of looting and violence and Firas on July Third Congressional Investigating Committee reported that at least eight whites and thirty nine nine negroes were killed. That's their quote the blast black rights organization that end up Lacey Pe- estimates number at one hundred some estimates that roughly two hundred and fifty African Americans were murdered over the course of those three days. It was the worst race riot in American history and e Saint Louis would never be the same and young Josephine Baker was an eyewitness to it. All the riot called a purge by some seems like a more apt description so seared into her memory. She recounted it again and again for the rest for life forty seven years later when interviewed for Esquire magazine Josephine would say e Saint Louis was a horrible place. Yes worse than the deep South. I was a little girl. All I remember is people they ran across. It's the bridge from East Saint Louis to escape the rednecks whites killing and beating them. I never forget my people screaming. A friend of my father's face shot off a pregnant woman cut open. I see them running to get to the bridge. I have been running ever since that man stuck with her as it would. The riot change race relations race relations nations in the Saint Louis Area for years and years to come. There was no real apology when it was all over the world was the wound. Excuse me was never given a chance to heal. Only two white men were convicted of murder for beating meeting one woman and killing her husband and son seven other white men were arrested for serious crimes. Twelve black men were arrested for serious crimes local black population both e Saint Louis and Saint Louis us now had something new to worry about racism of course it existed before as had you know constant insults segregation sporadic violence including wins but nothing like an all out three day violent purge urge Josephine wanted nothing more than to get the fuck out of Saint. Louis put us memory long behind her who's bad enough that her mother had twice sent her away from home to work now. It seemed the gangs the white racists to render you homeless by burning your home to the ground. Luckily Josephine's entertainment dreams the city was alive with music after the riots new dance steps kept kept coming along for her to learn and you know with nationwide songwriting boom now in full swing runaways new songs which she enjoyed singing nineteen nineteen Josephine which is thirteen after missing her curfew and getting a bear asked whipping with belts from her mother just ran away from home fully entered the adult world which many ways she'd already lived in since he's around eight and just say one quick drink water and keep talking. I drink four glasses of water smart. I don't want so thirsty before we moved for further. How are bare bottoms spankings thirteen? I mean come on to to old might have been somewhat normal for the time but thirteen seems way too old for beer bottles banging most thirteen year. All girls are well into puberty by these thirteen which means pubic hair which means I don't know maybe you shouldn't you know not have them take their underwear off form of punishment whatsoever. I never stood the bare. bare-bottom Puertas Bank is at any age spanky was close on is plenty punishment now so maybe we should let the kids. Keep your clothes on. Come to being punished. Can we do that to agree on on that. No more naked kid punishment. I mean it feels unreasonable. anyways thirteen the owner of a local ice cream shop. Let's Josephine State is how to after she runs away doesn't appears here's if some creepy perv either which is pretty sweet we have plenty of creepy firms in these stories nice to meet dudes who are just good dudes. After a few weeks refuge in a chance to gather her thoughts Josephine bingos live with grandma shells ourself another job as a waitress at a musicians hang out on pine street chestnut and the Chestnut Valley district place called the old chauffeur's club life then began to get a little bit better for Josephine's. WHO's now earning a regular wage? Even if we're just a small one you know she was used meeting the kind of people she wanted to be one day. She wasn't you know living with angry angry. Mom Josephine loved life. The old chauffeur's Club the best black entertainers in town frequented sometimes played there. She waited on tables she would kid around with them. Imitating the way that you you know they'd sing and dance amusing them by making the same funny faces and horsing around like now she had when kids made fun of her school for wearing the same dress over and over and having those fucked up high heels with the he'll torn off shoes also next door to the club was the pithy and haul the clubhouse of the pithy in society it was in the society's marching band that her Father Eddie played the snare drum mall. She's working at the club he was drumming in the clubhouse band here and that she was working. Ild Show Chauffeur's Club Eddie took to drop it in appear from time to time now in his mid thirties remarried taking on three step children and his career was going pretty well. recently even play drums for season with the ringling brothers circus seen him as prosperous prosperous Joseph you'd ask him for money time-to-time and she'd give him some or you know he give her some sometimes but one day she asked for watch refused he couldn't afford it and Josephine felt abandoned by her dad all over again. She felt slighted by the fact that he had money to raise three new stepchildren but didn't have money to buy his own daughter a daughter he'd abandoned gift of watch one the the one day each week Josephine had off from the club Sunday Josephine Walked the Book T. Washed Theater pay a nickle for admission and enter what to her was a magical enchanted world a world of music and bright colors of laughter and magic she watched the line of high kicking chorus girls wanted to be one of them and Shell so met Willie Wells and when she was thirteen and who is willie wells or we're gonNA find out right up for quick word for another sponsor.
"josephine baker" Discussed on Timesuck with Dan Cummins
"Of cows brought into city to fulfill their hamburger patty and leather boot destinies. The smell of death was quite literally in the air day and night the stench of the slaughter houses tanneries in meatpacking factories waft over the narrow cobbled gas lit streets of the city neighborhood neighborhoods were also coated in soot constantly being dispersed from railroad activity. Saint Louis was a huge railroad town. If you're old time evil guy with the handlebar moustache you enjoyed tangles to some train tracks Saint Louis Account and this is important when Josephine was born and Joseph born march wasn't Saint Josephine some it may feel that she suggested me the Saint Louis area was one of the most important interesting areas in America in regards to black American Culture Saint Louis Super Interesting history especially when it comes to African Americans. Let's dig into that a tiny bit before we bounce back into Josephine's. Life city was founded in seventeen sixty four as a trading post on a long bend the Mississippi River and like much of the southeastern South Eastern U. S. at the time it belonged to France as the town grew French culture would influence his character was named after King Louis. The ninth of France actually technically founded founded Saint Louis belong to the Spanish but because we're traveled so slow back in eighteenth century local French explorer didn't know that they didn't know that their king had given away their territory when do like like these useful finance now. It's like it's like in Spain technically but you know you'll figure that out to find the the French founding interesting considering how France would later become such an important part of Josephine's life who become her true home her spiritual home and yeah just you know where she would actually live for most life and the place that would make her a superstar in in the early nineteenth century one of the many things a French gentleman was judged by was the refinement of his servants so as a matter of pride for many French slave owners to see that their slaves were very well educated education which is very different than slave owners and most of the English territories who strongly discouraged any type of self improvement from their slaves actively try to keep them uneducated by the they head to hide learning because they wanted them. You know easier to to be able to control. I guess most English slaves were literate. Often received no formal education whatsoever many French slaves could read and right and if slave had ability at some type of like craftsman or as an artist a painter or sculptor their skills would actually be encouraged their talent will be nurtured which is so fucking weird to me considering that they were still still enslaved by like what a weird situation to put somebody into only Maurice. This voter is beautiful as when you work with oils you'll pay great the tension you'll lessons. I was thinking eases time. You'll try someone praise on these O- only to work with some watercolors missy must have here. I rather focus on the oil you you will get you whip as fucking crazy like how does it to educate someone encouraged their natural talents but not freedom it in a way. It seems almost more cruel to me because I I would imagine that the smarter you get the more aware you would be a of the evil nature of your own slavery. some slaves life's chieftain even brought education by attending their masters on trips to Europe. It'll be educated in Europe because education Saint Louis became an early leading pre-civil war senator emerging black intellectual and artistic culture by eighteen three when France sold land in America the United States all eight hundred twenty eight thousand square miles of it. It was the Louisiana purchase there were some five thousand African Americans in the Saint Louis area comprising both slaves and some free men and women whose owners had emancipated them so I guess that's that's nice though it happens. Sometimes this was more than the white population of only a few thousand trading post grew into a town in the city immigrants from other European countries as well as France began to flood into it many he came from Germany others from Spain Greece Italy Syria Ukraine one reason why they chose Saint Louis was because the ground around it was fertile and it was located in a great place for nineteenth century transportation methods growing number of railroads were cutting through Saint Louis. The Mighty Mississippi connected to other cities as far as part is a Pennsylvanian the north New Orleans and in the south many of these newly arrived European immigrants had no prejudice against blacks released last precious many even held anti-slavery opinions prior to the civil war. You're so you know America prior to the civil war not a good place in general for Black Americans but Saint Louis was one of the better places for black Americans also strong musical tradition as far as in the city a many local African Americans began to study music informal European tradition the standard of black musicianship in Saint Louis became as high as anywhere else America and then when the civil war ended in April of eighteen sixty five in southern slaves were free to flood of them immigrated north and one of the most common immigration destinations Saint Louis they heard was this magical land. You know where there's opportunities for everyone. Black Americans are living in Saint Louis before the civil war. Were comparatively doing pretty well compared to other urban you you know black populations around the states. Thanks that French education you know they were educated craftsman. They were the best artists musicians Barbara's caterers etc.. Many of them settled on the south. The city city southside living in substantial houses. Even though segregation was the rule in many areas of life in Saint Louis their children at least in the initial wake of the civil war attended attended both publican parochial schools with the children of white people. The freed slaves migrated northbound less skilled worker in Saint Louis. you know area they're hoping for they're worked as field hands servants dockers reporters other types of factory work. Many of the men were building the rapidly growing railroads by nineteen hundred Saint Louis had become the the biggest railroad junction and all all of America when it's famous union station was completed in eighteen ninety four forty two different roads met there and I jumped ahead of myself when they initially got there they did find work which is why you know L. Sony will kept coming resembling Medieval Castle Stone this as union station covered three acres in the heart of downtown Saint Louis served more passengers than any other railroad station the entire country no longer train station case you'd curious ceased operation in nineteen seventy eight as an active train terminal fancy hotel an aquarium supposed to open over the next few months so check that out. If you like aquariums here anyway the huge influx of blacks and Saint Louis after the civil war from the south that by nineteen o four the time of the world's fair I it was it it was not quite the Mecca of upper crust of African American life that it once had been because too many people moved in way too many many of them former slaves who weren't educated weren't skilled craftsman and there just weren't enough jobs to go around by nine seventy four it was getting hard for unskilled men to find work in Saint Louis. It'd been good for a few decades gates and now poverty is growing year after year and so is racial tension white unskilled labor is starting to really resent the influx of their black counterparts competing for the same jobs especially especially since we're willing to work for less wages wages paid by white factory owners. I might add it seems that the anger those white factory workers was misplaced right. Don't don't be mad at the dude willing to work for less than a fair wage be mad at the employer willing to pay them less than a fair wage. now back to Josephine's family when Kerry Jerry McDonald arrives from South Carolina she's accompanied by her mother and her elder sister Elvira Alvarez had lost her husband in the Spanish American war of eighteen ninety eight now received a small pension from the US army. She was at pension to rent a small apartment. In the poorest part of St Louis on Lucas Street little little tiny apartments crammed in houses. You know Cram between smoke belching factories that made H. shoes and saddles carpets in coffins drugs and buggies and want to Saint Louis is most famous exports at the time German Beer Saint Louis still a big beer on anheuser-busch still has a giant brewery complex Saint Louis one that opened way back in eighteen fifty two attractive nine-year-old Kerry soon finds work as a waitress in a free time she begins explore the city's exciting nightlife Saint Louis did have one of the best if not the best African American nightlife scenes in the country at that time neighborhoods would come come alive at night with music dancing. The popular music of the day was ragtime and Saint Louis with its strong musical tradition had some the very best ragtime players in the entire world originally developed informally by Random Midwestern pianists penis. Excuse me and later formalized by composer pianist like Tom Turban Scott Joplin eventually arranged for Orchestra's ragtime became why widely popular all over America beginning in eighteen nineties and and the subject of ragtime time does bring me to today's sponsor today is brought to you by ragtime gets the whip recently rediscovered album ragtime classics reinterpreted by none other than musical go master Albert Fish. Let's hear a sneak peek of how Albert added some some really really Nice heartfelt lyrics to Scott Joplin's nineteen o two classic the the entertainer not when you crave some sexy he party when you need sleep out in Spain when you need. Up With really cranked where new wall among smashed when you need to get genetic last when you come on all hot apple cider bringing about home bone yeah how's that for music. How's that for show is of course not a sponsor that was just an excuse toward you bet with Mr Fish who for some reason is very refund singing inside suck I only? I don't believe he was no devasting in real life anyway. It makes me happy to be able to do like that back back to real history they lose was live with music and dancing. Josephine's mother Carey was an exceptional dancer carry good dancer. I'm an idiot. She also I also wanted to be performed St Louis slightly nightclub in theater scene and she's a bit of acting local theaters at the gate theatre. She was cast as a native in a production called a trip to Africa or she met fellow cast member Josephine's debt carson and fell in love and he was a fast talk and charismatic sharply dressed dude known locally spinach a name which implied he had some Spanish hanisch blood. Maybe did y'all Saint Louis Exist. Under Spanish influence for decades at the end of the Eighteenth Century Eddie made a living as a drummer plays street parades picnics funerals saloons brothels Vaudeville vaudeville houses the vaudeville houses in Saint Louis is notorious Chestnut valley which was red light district near Union station. Just no value was filled honky tonks gambling halls barrel houses serving nickel shots of liquor Beryl houses wherever everywhere at the time this type of.
"josephine baker" Discussed on KMOX News Radio 1120
"Country and Europe in World War Two before and after the d day, and this is so important for the French people to honor their community and honor the shell memory of World War Two of the alliance between France and the United States. So you're in Saint Louis to honor the to award the legion of honor award to three individuals across the street at the soldiers memorial at eleven AM. Can you give us a quick summary of any the significant contributions that were made by one of the three, you know, without these three individuals general pattern or general Eisenhower would have nothing. They were ready to volunteer for their country in responding to the call of the nation. They saved my nation. Mr hall. Mark veteran who was born in Missouri. I met him eighteen months ago. And he told me his story e served in Patton's army in Monday in northern France in the battle of the bulge was wounded. And he came back and he's a very dignified gentlemen who say's. That's it's nice to be honored. But once really deserve to be on those are the one who make the journey home who are lying in the French soul in the wall cemetry, let's have thought about them. Yes. No doubt. And it's a it's a really moving experience for many of us to visit the beaches of Normandy. And visit the cemetery there and with this award did Josephine Baker of Saint Louis ever win this award. You are absolutely right. Charlie chose if in Vaco won the award in the early sixties by decision of the French president of the time to know all the gold notes only for. For autistic achievements. But for very important role in the French resistance in World War Two. She was a true American patriot. But she was also true French patriots. Yes. She was not only part of the resistance. But one of the great entertainers in the twentieth century in France, and she grew up very poor in Saint Louis, and I think left here about thirteen years old. But someone said, hey, Frank Sinatra move over Josephine Baker is the greatest entertainer. I agree with that. Really? I believe as if in Baker is the embodiment of the very special connection between San Luis in France. Oh that is so good to hear an Saint Louis and of that. And of course, king Louis. The ninth was Frenchman in our city is named after I guess king. Louis the night. Yes. And the flow deli. Is everywhere incendiaries, and that's our symbol. And what is that? Also, the symbol of France as well as the symbol of France under the monarchy after the French revolution. You know, the French can get very passionate about things and politics. I understand that we got rid of the fraud. Do you know that our city hall at market and Tucker also right around the corner from here is was inspired architecturally by the is it the hotel de of the Lavina. Uh-huh. In in Paris. Yes. It's beautiful. Well, it's so interesting to see the connections because of course, Saint Louis was founded by French fur-trapping in seventeen sixty four and it's French heritage goes back more than two hundred and fifty years. Yes. And it is very important to recognize that and for me as the Representative of the French government to support the French American associations and French American community. Of San Luis think he'll be back the legion of honor the award that I'm going to present was created in eighteen o two by Napoleon. Guess what's in eighteen zero to Saint Louis was French? It was indeed. And then there was that revolution in Haiti where there was a slave who is leading people against the French soldiers. And I think Napoleon needed some money. So he sold what became the Louisiana purchase to president Jefferson because he he was running on a dough. Right. And a lot of that. I mean at at that point. Of course, this would have been French territory, and then it became the United States of America shortly thereafter. So it's very interesting. How Napoleon and this little revolution? I believe in Haiti. Turn the course of history. Yes. America made a good deal. But I believe fronts medical deal to this is another example on the very special relations between France and United States. Our king made an investment in supporting George Washington and the battery it's an later. It's Napa leeann made a good deal and in the twentieth century America came to our rescue now today, even though we have all heard about the yellow vest protests. Nonetheless, Peres had a record year for tourism, people love Paris. And in fact, I think it is now the world's most visited city true. And the we love receiving visitors and tourists FRANZ is the number one tourist destination in the world. We take pride in that. Of course, we can even do better. And our government has said targets that we need to reach by twenty twenty to be not only. Number one, but to to have a largest largest number of tourists and also tourists to spend money in country. No doubt about that. And okay, so Perez is open for business. People are not shying away because of this or that eighties is open for business and president mccone just off St. the very special meeting with wall CEO's investi it's even called truth, France and the large number actually, your American CEOs came and made an announcement about new investments new jobs created by American investments in France. What's the latest with the tariff situation does the United States still have increased tariffs on goods from France? It is an issue that is being dealt with at European level. You know, we the European countries were United in an organization called the European Union. And he's the head of the European Union. He's in charge of the tariff negotiations, and we fully support him. It is interesting to see that in the case of tariff negotiations or even Brexit's members of unions union are all United on one line. Despite all what we hear all what you read the about the prospect of you knighted you remains very much United. Are there tariffs now on European goods that the United States has imposed in? I get confused because sometimes they seem to be levied withdrawn that happens in China as well, what's the latest situation as far as you can see I'm getting confused too. We hear a lot about threats on what is important for us is to find a way to defuse this rights and come back to the negotiating table with a constructive. Mindsets of finally, we should let you go. Because in fifteen short minutes, you'll be awarding the legion of honour to three worthy. Individuals at the soldiers memorial museum. But you encourage young Americans to study in Paris. Yes. We are very not only open to American students coming to France, it is a policy priority for me as the Representative of the French people in the mid western region. We need we need to increase the number of students who come to fronts, not only to learn French language of French literature. But also to study medicine to study pharmacy, science everything. So you the door is open the door is open if you speak French good, but you don't have to speak French, you can come to France and take courses in English. And if you are..
"josephine baker" Discussed on Sips, Suds, & Smokes
"The one s on an hour from now you'll know if you've got the fiber yes i thought the spirit it's it's pretty it's very bright um you get the brett kind of on the end and has like lemon acidity to it um the bonuses may contain not not getting that but really i think it's just you know from from allegations of sony but i think to a nutty place it brings to mind josephine baker in the work that she did and you tasty man yeah i am and get a little more on the aerobic his it zest e exactly niso takes us maier a new zealander jazz has little pepper in it you know sad i have some of that pepper under the pepper cezanne flavor maybe um the overall gave the spirit three i was kinda blown away by this because this is so out of the wheelhouse of white fat bottom does so this when really surprise me i thought it was very tasty though um creamy and a a little tiredness but the tartan his came from the light g so yeah i totally get that and now many people experiment with light g fruit so that's really intriguing that for them to be new to this kind of stuff that they would pick aliji fruit thought that while it's kinda bed us to say in i mean i would maybe stick to a strawberry or a um or a blueberry raspberry but here we go with light so ye ruck on um but i thought it was kinda cool n i'm given this e four.
"josephine baker" Discussed on Gettin' Grown
"Modelling world but i helped change the minds of what boonie was today it's a normal thing to see all different shapes and sizes one even thinks about it anymore i helped history i don't wanna toss it aside like it was nothing i'd like to think some of my modeling was meaningful after tons of calendars dvds over 100 hundred magazine covers and editorials editorials words mean things i'm still standing thank you for all years of support power to the booty and strong healthy women this pick is from one of my calendars and she posted a picture a modelling oon effort editorials in front of a lime green motorcycle wearing a lime green gstring and lime green stream on at the top it doesn't look like it's anything but this is not sled shaming just a you all know this is fax an era my girl said the she pave the way for the for the dick models oh komo chiwetel all these black women how he paved the way for the thick com model hillside why people feel like they have to grow who are you rarest of all i dunno i knew you nobody cares honestly any she thinks this she without her there will be no appreciation for booties she's out of her mind and what the hell is she talking about people who speak what before coco was coco nagin we bent they wish he wanted lay or this she creator the hour to say some of the people who came out of the war thick whose josephine baker who is horse that 'cause i know she came well before cocoa but not even tabora i just saw like okay so she wants to everyone to you know say her name or whatever i cocoa i dunno issue first of all.
"josephine baker" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM
"This this one thing i read about it you know there's one seen in particular were steven performs amazing grace in a banana skirt evoking josephine baker and then we hear this debate between the three of you about your different and conflicted feelings about that song why did you decide to include that in the play because those were behind the scenes conversations and then you brought the you know he pulled back the curtain and you brought that debate right onto the stage yeah i mean 'cause that came out of a jam again rain that debate they turned it was raw and it was very exposing and it and it showed all of us in in a state of incompletion with a lot of deems like a with a lot of those debates that we don't we don't were just people trying to understand each other and that in you witness us miss communique and it's that ronast that really is what's most interesting about the her day can you tell me about what this redefines perspectives were on amazing grace or in this performance of it i mean because it because it was about what are we going to put on stage eventually what are we going to show the audience and who is the audio is going to be and because it's so rare still for uh um at least black bodies and by kwy our bodies to be represented on stage you end up breakfast chanting your whole community and so that that so the debater on amazing grace with stephen wearing the banana skirt is people rarely see this image on stage what are they going to take from that are they going to come in already assuming.
"josephine baker" Discussed on PRI's The World
"Up in her mart studio lula has rows of sketch books that she filled when she and bill gates traveled to the places where josephine baker lived or worked to capture the backdrop of beakers colorful life millennia says in st louis josephine baker dreamed of being a princess in a castle at continental's interview to a shack plus the un statutes on which these us at news this she grew up in the city where there's a statue of the french king known as saint louis in each square she says the french arrived they are in the eighteenth century and built large stone mentions for the wealthy and when josephine baker was young she worked for these people and she must have thought that one day she'd have a house that would look like a castle at baker did end up living in a few castles including a fifteen thcentury estate in southwest france the book depicts her happy family life there and her bravery during world war two as part of the french resistance but there was another moment in bakers life the author his wanted to highlight when baker took part in the 1963 march on washington i'm glad that he this day kabamda path at a time when segregation was the law in some american states bicker had the same rights as any citizen in france she made a special trip to address a crowd of more than two hundred thousand on the national mall i want you know our so how proud i am to be here today and after so many long years of struggle fighting here and elsewhere for your right all right the right of humanity the rights of man i'm glad that you have accepted to come author bouquet says the part of beakers life was dismissed as a small detail in many other books about her goal of peru for moves would bugler fuchs abused as was as if you'd be the best of boat rafi only dedicates one and a half.