In French Pantheon, Josephine Baker makes history yet again

Celebrated Jazz singer and dancer Josephine Baker after her performance at "Dagmar" theatre, Copenhagen in 1932. (AP PHOTO, File)

PARIS — France is inducting Josephine Baker — Missouri-born cabaret dancer, French World War II spy and civil rights activist — into its Pantheon, the first Black woman honored in the final resting place of France’s most revered luminaries.