Nigeria 1961

Nina Simone arrives in Lagos, Nigeria (Dec. 1961)

The 33 members of the American Society of African Culture (AMSAC) pose on the steps of the State House in Lagos, Nigeria.  Hughes is fourth from the left (front row), Simone is center, just to the left of the man in the white robe, Nigerian Governor-General Nnamdi Azikiwe.

Nina Simone shaking hands with Nigerian Governor-General Nnamdi Azikiwe.

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1962 Return

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December 14, 1961