” When I was studying… there weren’t any black concert pianists. My choices were intuitive, and I had the technique to do it. People have heard my music and heard the classic in it, so I have become known as a black classical pianist. “


” I think the rich are too rich and the poor are too poor. I don’t think the black people are going to rise at all, I think most of them are going to die. “


” From the beginning, it has been a no-no for a black man to touch a white woman. “


” Jazz is a white term to define black people. My music is black classical music. “


” To most white people, jazz means black and jazz means dirt, and that’s not what I play. I play black classical music. “



All 5 Nina Simone Quotes about Black in picture


When I was studying... there weren
I think the rich are too rich and the poor are too poor. I don
From the beginning, it has been a no-no for a black man to touch a white woman.
Jazz is a white term to define black people. My music is black classical music.
To most white people, jazz means black and jazz means dirt, and that

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