Singer Brandi Carlile, who drew a sold-out crowd to Cabooze Plaza in Minneapolis last weekend, is known for standing up for righteous causes. That's one of the reasons she was drawn to the new Nina Simone documentary on Netflix.

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" 'What Happened, Miss Simone?' is a cool documentary. You see a social platform — civil rights — through her eyes. You see how hard-fought it was. She has such passion."