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Black History Month: Miss Nina Simone 

However, I was naïve. Extremely naïve which I am ashamed to admit. Had I did my research, I would have known that Miss Nina Simone created this masterpiece from a place of turmoil, triumph, and hope for the future. They couldn't capture the despair and the raw feeling and the emotion that all boiled in her as she belted out this song. This is one of many songs that Ms. Simone contributed to us that continues to reinforce why she was such a treasure. Born Eunice Kathleen Wayman in 1933, Miss Nina Simone was a singer, songwriter, talented pianist, and a passionate civil rights activists.

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