Josephine Baker On Differences

In recognition of Black History Month, Transformation Publications will present poems, essays, and other artistic creations by Black artists, musicians, and writers.

Josephine_Baker_1950Josephine Baker (June 03, 1906 – April 12, 1975)

Surely the day will come when color means nothing more than skin tone, when religion is seen uniquely as a way to speak one’s soul; when birth places have the weight of a throw of the dice and all men are born free.


Photo Credit: Black Betty Boop photographed by Tao Writer from the private collection of Melvin and Robin Jackson, ©️2017.

Learn more about the life of Josephine Baker here.

Listen to Richie P Havens sing Freedom here.

On This Day, January 25, 1870, Hiram Rhodes Revels become the first Black man elected to the United States Senate.