Musical storyteller, impassioned provocateur, and civil rights champion, Nina Simone was one of the most extraordinary women of her time. Since her death on April 21, 2003, she's left behind a legacy situated in the intersection of art, culture, and social justice. Her influence continues to inspire artists around the world to challenge and stand up for what they believe in, and to believe in a better world.
During the Sixties, her music and her spirit came to symbolise the resilience of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States. She became its voice.