Four women singing on stage at Karamu House in a production of Simply Simone

Academic by Day, Actor by Night: Afia Ofori-Mensa in 'Simply Simone'

September 14, 2017
Hillary Hempstead
Afia Ofori-Mensa deactivated her personal Facebook account, hoping to recover time she spent on the site to writing a book manuscript. Instead, Ofori-Mensa found herself playing a young Nina Simone in a production of 'Simply Simone: The Music of Nina Simone' at Karamu House in Cleveland.