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(KTVI)-A new book is out that looks at Josephine Baker's "Rainbow Tribe." Long before Mia Farrow and Angelina Jolie, Baker, a St. Louis native, adopted twelve children of diverse backgrounds. As her performing days wound down, Baker settled in the south of France transforming her estate into a theme park, which featured her Rainbow Tribe, showcasing her children of all skin colors, nations, and religions.

Read Jane Henderson’s full article in the A&E section of Sunday’s St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

More info: Josephine Baker and the Rainbow Tribe by Matthew Pratt Guterl

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