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!!

  • Helen Gircko

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