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This studio portrait shows American pianist and jazz singer Nina Simone reclining on the floor circa 1968
This studio portrait shows American pianist and jazz singer Nina Simone reclining on the floor circa 1968

How It Feels to Be Free

Explore the lives and trailblazing careers of iconic African American entertainers Lena Horne, Abbey Lincoln, Nina Simone, Diahann Carroll, Cicely Tyson and Pam Grier, who changed American culture through their films, fashion, music and politics.

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Saturday, January 23, 2021 - 1:00am

The World

Saturday, January 23, 2021 - 6:00pm
Saturday, January 23, 2021 - 10:00pm
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Rating: 
TV14
Length: 
1 hour 56 minutes
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