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Media Questions Of The Week

Rachel-Dolezal

How and why did Rachel Dolezal fool people for so long into believing she is African-American?

Zoe-Saldana
Why did Zoe Saldana take the role of Nina Simone if she didn’t feel she was right for the film?

Fame

Will the reboot of the TV Show Fame be any good?




What Happened Miss Simone (Trailer)

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This is the trailer for the Netflix documentary What Happened Miss Simone. The film about Simone’s life, artistry and politics has appearances from her daughter Simone and jazz critic Stanley Crouch who discuss her brilliance and anger. What Happened Miss Simone will come out on Netflix June 26th.




Media Questions Of The Week

AldoRodriguez

Did the United States government unsuccessfully try to use Cuban rapper Aldo Rodriguez to start a youth movement opposing Fidel Castro?

NinaSimone

Will the Netflix documentary about Nina Simone gave an in-depth look into her life?

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What will D’Angelo’s Black Messiah sound like?




Media Questions Of The Week

1. What will Janelle Monae's music with Miguel and Prince sound like?
1. What will Janelle Monae’s music with Miguel and Prince sound like?

2. Will the Numa Perrier directed biopic of Lorraine Hansberry's life do her legacy any justice? Will Issa Rae give an interesting portrayal of Nina Simone? And will Taye Hansberry's take on her great-aunt offer the public any new and nuanced understanding of the writer's life?
2. Will the Numa Perrier directed biopic of Lorraine Hansberry’s life do her legacy any justice? Will Issa Rae give an interesting portrayal of Nina Simone? And will Taye Hansberry’s take on her great-aunt offer the public any new and nuanced understanding of the writer’s life?

3.  Is Dr. Dre providing the music for Cynthia Mort's Nina Simone biopic starring Zoe Saldana?
3. Is Dr. Dre providing the music for Cynthia Mort’s Nina Simone biopic starring Zoe Saldana?