Little Known Black History Facts That Shouldn't Be Little Known

 

February 23, 2023

Dale Rich

A tribute to the Buffalo Soldiers is located in Rouge Park in Michigan (21800 Joy Rd, Detroit, MI 48239). The Buffalo Soldiers were an all Black Army Regiment of Soldiers before slavery ended.

JOSEPHINE BAKER

SMUGGLED MILITARY

SECRETS TO FRENCH

OFFICERS DURING WWII

The famed African-American singer expatriated to France after refusing to continue dealing with racism in the United States. During WWII, she decided to risk her life by helping her adopted country and the rest of the Allied countries by working with the French resistance.

She smuggled intelligence to French allies by hiding them in her sheet music and pinning them to the inside of her dresses.

Although she is famous for her amazing vocals and onstage performances, she also returned to the US to fight racism and seg...



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