It has been 17 years since Nina passed away, and her music has become stronger than ever. One trembles at the power this music has to move, to transform, to create, and to destroy the unfreedom of the mind.
I made this tribute cover of this Nina Simone song inspired by her timeless power, along with a blog post up on the Girl Up, Its Time blog. Her songs of black resistance and power, womanhood and identity are relevant as ever today.
Girl Up Blog Post: