Deanna Brown Thomas on a panel at Spelman College with Lisa Simone Kelly, left, daughter of Nina Simone and Ruby Nell Sales,right,founder of Spirit House Project in Washington DC. The panel discussion, Being and Becoming Womanhood in the 21st Century, was part of The Nina Simone Experience, a week long tribute to the music and works of Nina Simone.  Students were given the opportunity to ask questions and discuss the role of women in business, educaton, entertainment and civil rights.

Photos Courtesy of Spelman College