Tag Archives: Medgar Evers

Nina Simone – “Mississippi Goddam” (1964)

“Racial discrimination is a problem of the present. With the Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump filling our tv screens and newspapers with racist remarks and comments, and as police violence towards black people keeps on claiming lives, Nina Simone’s outrage … Continue reading

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All the News That’s Fit to Sing – Phil Ochs (1964)

“All the News That’s Fit to Sing was Phil Ochs‘ first official album. Recorded in 1964 for Elektra Records, it was full of many elements that would come back throughout his career. It was the album that defined his ‘singing … Continue reading

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I Am Not Your Negro – Raoul Peck (2019)

“James Baldwin was one of the most important voices to document the civil rights movement. Black and gay, he was also one of the sharpest writers of his generation, with the most beautiful prose. Working from Baldwin’s unfinished 30-page manuscript … Continue reading

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