Sheroes on the Edges of Consciousness (1)
Nina Simone wears an enchanting and endearing detachment on her face. The kind worn by people who have seen a land flowing with milk and honey.
Then she smiles, raises her hands. The video closes in on her face — her brown, smooth, skin.
Her voice gains power…voice of free.
“I’ve found out how it feels…to be free.”
She genuflects to the audience…