LEGACY AND INTEGRITY:
Why Zoe Saldana Was the Wrong Choice for Nina Simone

LEGACY AND INTEGRITY:
Why Zoe Saldana Was the Wrong Choice for Nina Simone

by Marc Lamont Hill

Many people around the world celebrated upon hearing the news that writer/director Cynthia Mort was making a biopic inspired by the life of legendary... Read More

LEGACY AND INTEGRITY:
Why Zoe Saldana Was the Wrong Choice for Nina Simone

LEGACY AND INTEGRITY:
Why Zoe Saldana Was the Wrong Choice for Nina Simone

by Marc Lamont Hill

Many people around the world celebrated upon hearing the news that writer/director Cynthia Mort was making a biopic inspired by the life of legendary... Read More

MASS APPEAL:
Why Zoe Saldana Should Play Nina Simone

MASS APPEAL:
Why Zoe Saldana Should Play Nina Simone

by Tracy Byrd

When I read about Zoë Saldana being cast as Nina Simone, I heard about everything in a barrage of e-mail, text messages, articles and... Read More

MASS APPEAL:
Why Zoe Saldana Should Play Nina Simone

MASS APPEAL:
Why Zoe Saldana Should Play Nina Simone

by Tracy Byrd

When I read about Zoë Saldana being cast as Nina Simone, I heard about everything in a barrage of e-mail, text messages, articles and... Read More

Open Letter About Nina Simone Doesn’t Mince Words

Open Letter About Nina Simone Doesn’t Mince Words

by #teamEBONY

Aaron Overfield, the website content manager of NinaSimone.com, delivers a scathing criticism of Cynthia Mort (who's leading the upcoming Nina Simone biopic), an appeal... Read More

New Photos of Zoe Saldana in Full Nina Simone Regalia Surface

New Photos of Zoe Saldana in Full Nina Simone Regalia Surface

by #teamEBONY

The much-criticized decision to cast Zoe Saldana as the lead in an upcoming Nina Simone biopic took another turn as new pictures of the... Read More

Mike Epps

Mike Epps Lands Richard Pryor Role

by #teamEBONY

Comedian and actor Mike Epps is the latest actor to be cast in the upcoming Nina Simone biopic. Epps has been selected to play... Read More

Jill Scott

Jill Scott on Zoe as Nina Simone

by #teamEBONY

Adding more to the Zoe Saldana as Nina Simone controversy, singer-actress Jill Scott recently addressed the debate in an interview. When asked on her... Read More

Nina Simone’s Daughter on Her Mother’s REAL Legacy

Nina Simone’s Daughter on Her Mother’s REAL Legacy

by dream hampton

For many of us, Nina Simone is nothing less than a goddess. Her music informs our lives (see: "Wild is the Wind," "Feelin' Good,"... Read More