nina simone

Chloe Bailey is trending on social media for putting a sexy spin on Nina Simone’s 1965 classic, “Feeling Good.”

We remember her fondly from her 1972 appearance on Sesame Street where she sang "To Be Young, Gifted and Black" to four little children on a studio-built stoop.

Marques’Almeida added some Black girl magic to their runway show.

Plus, The Game launches new program to help mothers in need, author and activist Nikki Giovanni says Nina Simone would have joined Black Lives Matter, and more news.

There’s no doubt in my mind that when Zoe Saldana signed on to do the Nina Simone biopic, her heart was filled with pure reverence for the high priestess of soul. I’m sure she thought it would be one of the greatest challenges of her life and if she could pull it off, she’d be […]

Similar to Tyra Banks, who recently had her son York at age 42, Queen Latifah says she's ready to be a mom at age 45.

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 […]

At this point, we're not really sure what the film's selling point is... but maybe inquiring minds will go out to see how controversy plays out on screen.

When pictures first appeared online of Zoe Saldana wearing Black face and a prosthetic nose on the set of Nina, the Internet and I shared the same reaction: what the entire fuck?! I don’t know Nina Simone, but I am well aware of her unequivocal love for all things Black because it well-documented in her music, […]