7 popular black women who have battled breast cancer

Farida Dawkins Oct 4, 2018 at 01:00pm

October 04, 2018 at 01:00 pm | Women

Farida Dawkins

Farida Dawkins | Contributor

October 04, 2018 at 01:00 pm | Women

Nina Simone…Pitchfork

Nina Simone

Nina Simone, born Eunice Kathleen Waymon, was a pianist, singer, arranger and civil rights activist.

Not only was she a talented musician, she also used her platform to speak about the injustices that black people in the United States experienced and regarded herself as a nationalist.

Simone suffered from breast cancer in the 1990s before dying of natural causes on April 21, 2003.

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