Baker first found success as a singer and dancer in Europe. She was one Crazy Ass Mom! Can you imagine having more than 4 kids? Hell to the no!
Well, aside form becoming the first person of African descent to ever star in a major motion picture —she adopted 12 children of varying ethnicities and religions, referring to them as “The Rainbow Tribe.” She championed diversity and spoke out vehemently against segregation. It was because of her that Las Vegas is as diverse as it is now, she refused to play to segregated audiences, so they changed it.