Hollywood failed Nina Simone with her biopic, but we know the powers that be can do better. Women’s History Month has inspired us to think about all of the incredible Black women that we’d love to see in theaters. Whether they’re names that we grew up hearing about and celebrating, or more recent Sheroes, our […]

In an interview with Billboard, India.Aire spoke on Zoe Saldana playing Nina Simone in the biopic Nina. She said about the trailer, “It made me sad. The way she looked in the movie was ugly. Whether or not Nina Simone was beautiful in your eyes, I thought she was beautiful. But in this movie, she […]

The new trailer for Nina Simone’s biopic starring Zoe Saldana is causing controversy. Aside from Zoe Saldana’s acting in “Nina” which it said to be well played, her character is in blackface and has a prosthetic nose. In efforts to make Zaldana look more like the late singer, her appearance is altered for the role. Criticism […]