Who did Nina Simone shoot?
In 1985, Simone fired a gun at a record company executive, whom she accused of stealing royalties. Simone said she “tried to kill him” but “missed”.
How did Nina Simone change the world?
During the civil rights movements, she released songs like “Mississippi Goddamn” and “Four Women” addressing racism and other injustices. Nina later became the leading voice of the civil rights movements describing the experiences of the African American community in the 1960s.
Why is Simone the greatest of all time?
She’s won more medals at international competitions than any other gymnast. Four gymnastic skills are named after her. She’s one of the few gymnasts to win every event at the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships.