History Assignment

Please watch and listen (or read the lyrics) to Nina Simone sing “Mississippi Goddamn ” in 1964.  Then please do some research on the song and analyze the lyrics and write one page on
 1) What is the purpose/meaning behind this song? Please provide examples. 
2) Can you compare/contrast it to any music that came out in the last year (specifically to music that recently came out about the Black Lives Matter movement?). 
3) Add any additional comments you have.