Sunday, July 08, 2007

NINA SIMONE- DON'T LET ME BE MISUNDERSTOOD (1964)

I love the spirit of the young people in the 1960s. There were blacks and whites coming together to fight for the common good. They all had their differences, misconceptions, and prejudices, but some of them saw it fit to join hands to fight the powers that be. We have a chance to do that today with more than just black and white hands. Nina Simone expresses it so well in this song. Please listen and look. In the end, the question is what are we fighting for today or are we fighting anything at all?

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