nina simone

During Thursday's edition of NewsOne Now, Roland Martin and his panel of guests discussed the backlash over Saldana's portrayal of Simone and the subsequent discussion of colorism within the African-American community.

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.

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.

Among the many great Black writers in canons of Black literature, the renowned James Baldwin etched his mark in history with his candid and brilliant words on…

Nina Simone (pictured) is one of American music’s most-iconic figures as well as a legendary icon of artistic expression and empowerment. Known as the “High…

  For years, filmmaker Cynthia Mort sought to bring Nina Simone’s story to the screen, yet when the door finally opened, a wave of anticipation…