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Can We Talk? Young, Gifted, and Black.
What Happened, Miss Simone? is a Netflix documentary produced and directed by Liz Garbus that reveals, through rare footage, posthumous recordings, interviews, and her own writings and voice, the real Nina Simone. The multi-faceted, complicated, controversial artist and activist who struggled with her own personal demons, she would be diagnosed later in life with Depression and Bi-Polar Disorder, still found it her moral obligation to fight for the equality of blacks during the Civil Rights Movement. Her very vocal views on racism, which caused her to be blacklisted in the States, was to be one of the reasons for the decline of her career, but still she spoke out! Are the words of Simone's Young, Gifted and Black, which was adopted as the Civil Rights anthem of the times, lost on our black artist of today?