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    Birth home of Nina Simone purchased

    Thursday, 23 March 2017 13:05

    Written by JAZZ.FM91 staff

    The North Carolina birth home of Nina Simone has been purchased.

    The Artists For Preservation snatched up the house for $95,000 in order to persevere the historical site, according to the New York Times.

    According to the publications, "They describe the purchase as an act of art but also of politics, a gratifying chance to respond to what they see as a deepening racial divide in America, when Simone’s fiery example of culture warrior seems more potent than ever."

    The home - 30 East Livington St. - went on the market last year.

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