Little Known Black History Facts That Shouldn't Be Little Known
February 23, 2023
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...