This week Rebecca’s 1 Cool Black History Thing is about the singer and activist Nina Simone. From “Mississippi God Damn” to her cover of “Here Comes the Sun” Nina has a voice that draws you in, tells you a story and can make you cry. Learn more about this amazing gal this week on the Gal’s Guide to the Galaxy Podcast episode #15.
- This month’s Gal Pals are Kim Thatcher, Bonnie Fillenwarth, Edan Evans de Roziere, and Rebecca Berfanger.
- Get-to-know-you question: what is a travel destination featuring Black History you would recommend or you would like to visit?
- Some of the places mentioned were: National Museum of African American History and Culture, The National Memorial for Peace and Justice, Thomas Jefferson (& Sally Hemings) Monticello, Mississippi Civil Rights Museum
- Rebecca’s 1 cool thing is the singer and activist Nina Simone
- CD Rebecca mentions is Nina Simone Remixes & Reimagined.
- Documentary: What Happened Miss Simone? IMDB
- Nina reminds Rebecca of Josephine Baker.
- Biopic film starring Zoe Saldana Nina (2016) IMDB
- 10 Things We Learned From The New Nina Simone Doc by Rolling Stone
- Next up is Edan’s 1 cool thing!
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