How Nina Simone turned the movement into music.
“My skin is black,” the first woman’s story begins, “my arms are long.” And, to a slow and steady beat, “my hair is woolly, my back is strong.”
Singing in a club in Holland, in 1965, Nina Simone introduced a song she had written about what she called “four Negro women” to a young, homogeneously white, and transfixed crowd.
"The Amazing Nina Simone"
Unrelated and unconnected to the RadicalMedia documentary, filmmaker Jeff Lieberman has directed a film about the life of Nina Simone, slated for a 2015 release.
The documentary will feature interviews with Nina's friends and family -- plus musicians who played and toured with Nina.
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