Unless you have been living under a rock, you’ve probably already heard the buzz that a new biopic on Nina Simone’s later years is going to production. Zoe Saldana has been cast to portray Nina Simone. When news of the starlet’s casting as the legendary Nina Simone, the web went wild with people upset at the choice. I wrote my own response for SoulTrain.com. Read it here.
Khadijah Z. Ali-Coleman is a writer and editor of several books, including the anthology Liberated Muse Volume I: How I Freed My Soul. She offers editing, proofreading and creative coaching services to authors who self-publish. She has written for numerous print and digital spaces, including SoulBounce, Examiner.com, Honey Mag, and East of the River Magazine. She is currently a music writer with SoulTrain.com. Contact her at KhadijahOnline@gmail.com to hire her.