Nina Simone’s Birthplace Will Be Protected By The National Trust For Historic Preservation

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The Birthplace Of Nina Simone To Be Preserved And Protected

The wooden cottage in North Carolina, which served as the birthplace of singer and civil rights activist Nina Simone, now has the protection of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

The trust said in a statement on Tuesday that it is going to develop and find a new use for the house in Tryon where Simone was born in 1933. Just last year, four African-American artists came together to purchase the...

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