Mississippi Goddam! — The Song that made Nina Simone into a Revolutionary

Picture sleeve for “Mississippi Goddam” single promo. Credit: Wikipedia

“I knew I was good enough. It didn’t occur to me until later that it [the denied admission] was because I’m black.”

Eunice Waymon before she changed her name to Nina Simone. Credit: Herb Snitzer
Backstage at first live performance at Carnegie Hall, 1963. Credit: Alfred Wertheimer/Courtesy of Sundance
Nina Simone and James Baldwin, 1960s. Credit: New York Public Library
Credit: www.NinaSimone.com

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