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 […]
As a young Afro-Latina from Spanish Harlem whose skin color doesn't veer too far from Zoe's, I admit I'd worship the chance to play Nina - but the truth is, it wouldn't be my place.
Black History Highlight NINA SIMONE February 21, 1933- April 21, 2003 Courtesy of BIOGRAPHY.COM Born Eunice Kathleen Waymon, on February 21, 1933, in Tryon, North Carolina, Nina Simone took to music at an early age, learning to play piano at the age of 4 and singing in her church’s choir. The sixth of seven children, Simone grew […]