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Jazmine Sullivan is breathing new life into Randy Newman’s song “Baltimore” which was famously covered by Nina Simone calling attention to the Baltimore riots of 1968.

“Baltimore” is one of the songs featured on the Nina Simone documentary What Happened, Miss Simone?

A Nina Simone tribute album featuring Common, Mary J. Blige, Lauryn Hill and Sullivan will coincide with the Netflix documentary.

Take a listen to Sullivan’s version “Baltimore,” with images from yesteryear and today.

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