Nina Simone singing “To Be Young, Gifted and Black” to Sesame Street kids (1972)

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LOOK at this rare footage of the legendary Nina Simone — civil rights activist, jazz singer, songwriter — singing her iconic “To Be Young, Gifted, and Black” with some children on Sesame Street in 1972!! Powerful then, powerful now!!

One Response to “Nina Simone singing “To Be Young, Gifted and Black” to Sesame Street kids (1972)”

  1. Helen Gircko

    Powerful always! She’s gorgeous!! Thank you for sharing!!!

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