Nina Simone

Ferguson released a statement saying she would "graciously accept" the Inauguration proposal if she was permitted to sing one of the most impactful psalms about racism in America.

Hollywood failed Nina Simone with her biopic, but we know the powers that be can do better. Women’s History Month has inspired us to think about all of the incredible Black women that we’d love to see in theaters. Whether they’re names that we grew up hearing about and celebrating, or more recent Sheroes, our […]

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Nina Simone (pictured) is one of American music’s most-celebrated figures as well as a legendary icon of artistic expression and empowerment. Known as the “High Priestess…

Legendary jazz vocalist, songwriter, and civil rights activist Nina Simone has influenced dozens of celebrated artists with her unique and formidable abilities. Simone’s distinctive voice…

Zoe Saldana is reportedly replacing Mary J. Blige as the lead role in an upcoming biopic of singer Nina Simone. The film, entitled Nina, is based on the singer’s 1992 autobiography ‘I Put a Spell on You’ and will focus on the relationship between Nina Simone and her assistant Clifton Henderson. Simone rose to prominence […]