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'Strange Fruit': The history behind Billie Holiday's 'radioactive' protest song that inspired Hulu film - USA TODAY

Get to know the story behind Billie Holiday's controversial "Strange Fruit," now the subject of Hulu biopic "The United States vs. Billie Holiday."

billie holiday - USA Today
4:01am PST - February 27th, 2021

Da'Vine Joy Randolph On "The United States Vs. Billie Holiday," "High Fidelity" Being Canceled, And Her Love For "Martin"

"When our people watch it, I hope they get tingles inside, because it's Black!"View Entire Post ›

billie holiday - Buzzfeed
12:07pm PST - February 26th, 2021

How Lee Daniels and Andra Day set out to tell the true story of Billie Holiday

With his new film, The United States vs. Billie Holiday, Lee Daniels wants to set the record straight on the life and legacy of Billie Holiday, played by Andra Day.  Read more...More about Movies, Mashable Video, Golden Globes, Lee Daniels, and Strange Fruit

billie holiday - Mashable
10:00am PST - February 26th, 2021

New film re-examines singer Billie Holiday's life - Reuters.com

The new film “The United States vs. Billie Holiday” aims to change the public’s perception of the jazz singer and shine a light on her role as a leader in the push for Black civil rights.

billie holiday - Reuters
8:56am PST - February 26th, 2021

Hulu’s United States vs. Billie Holiday cheats its fantastic star and subject

Hulu’s new biopic The United States vs. Billie Holiday tracks the famous Black singer as a vengeful government agent tries to take her down over her anti-lynching anthem “Strange Fruit.” Andra Day gives a stunning performance as Holiday, but the film doesn’t …

billie holiday - Polygon
8:47am PST - February 26th, 2021

The United States vs Billie Holiday review: A sloppy, reductive take on the singer’s life

Director Lee Daniels takes a lazy approach to psychological profiling – a life reduced to vignettes of trauma

billie holiday - Independent
10:35pm PST - February 25th, 2021

Lee Daniels: ‘No one sees the world the way I see it – and certainly not these old white men’

The director of Precious tells Adam White about his new Billie Holiday film, cringing at his own movies, and why he thinks there would have been no Black Panther without his hit TV soap

billie holiday - Independent
10:30pm PST - February 24th, 2021

Lee Daniels and Andra Day take on Billie Holiday’s legacy

Lee Daniels didn’t want to touch the story of Billie Holiday

billie holiday - Independent
12:47pm PST - February 22nd, 2021

The pandemic puts endangered jazz history at greater risk

Musicians, artists, and fans are racing to save the nation's jazz history as historic clubs face closure and master tapes of crucial recordings by African American artists sit collecting dust.Why it matters: The pandemic has wrecked an already vulnerable jazz…

billie holiday - Axios
4:00am PST - February 21st, 2021

Lee Daniels joins The ReidOut for ‘The United States Vs. Billie Holliday’

Lee Daniels joins The ReidOut to talk about his latest film ‘The United States vs Billie Holiday,’ which looks at Holiday’s civil rights activism: “I had to tell the story, there was no way I could not tell the story.”

billie holiday - MSNBC
4:55pm PST - February 19th, 2021

21 Side-By-Side Pictures Of Black Actors And The Famous People They Played In Movies/TV Shows

Will Smith is Muhammad Ali at this point.View Entire Post ›

billie holiday - Buzzfeed
5:21pm PST - February 9th, 2021

Andra Day and Lee Daniels on revealing the unknown Billie Holiday

"Lady Day" turned a lifetime of pain into immortal lyrics, with a voice that still haunts decades after her death. A new film, "The United States vs. Billie Holiday," chronicles the government's persecution of the jazz singer.

billie holiday - CBS News
7:18am PST - January 31st, 2021

Revealing the unknown Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday turned a lifetime of pain into immortal lyrics, with a voice that still haunts decades after her death. Her life is now the subject of a new film, "The United States vs. Billie Holiday," about the government's persecution of the jazz singer. Co…

billie holiday - CBS News
7:15am PST - January 31st, 2021

Andra Day on her hesitation to play Billie Holiday

In this preview of an interview to be broadcast on “CBS Sunday Morning” January 31, actress Andra Day talks with correspondent Tracy Smith about her wariness in portraying the famed jazz singer in the new Hulu film, "The United States vs. Billie Holiday."

billie holiday - CBS News
8:21am PST - January 28th, 2021

'The United States Vs. Billie Holiday's Andra Day On How Playing A Cultural Icon Inspired Her To ... https://t.co/vBRR2Rt1D3

Mebs Merchant (@MebsMerchant_TC)
12:12am PDT - April 11th, 2021

I did not know Trevante fine ass was a Judas in Billie Holiday vs US. I am truly hurt lmao

Bink. (@DeLaBink)
12:02am PDT - April 11th, 2021

Billie Holiday - They Can't Take That Away From Me -- https://t.co/efNDD2lURA Good Listening

RadioSky-Music Jazz (@RadioSkyMusic)
12:01am PDT - April 11th, 2021

Trump criticises Billie Holiday, says, "You make me vomit!"

Trump Fakenews (@trumpnewsbot)
12:00am PDT - April 11th, 2021
I totally crocheted a billie holiday doll!!! https://t.co/RBrZK6jk0g

I totally crocheted a billie holiday doll!!! https://t.co/RBrZK6jk0g

Morphina Demonia 18+ Only!!! (@MorphinaMstrss)
11:49pm PDT - April 10th, 2021

RT @Syd__24: Andra Day really bodied her role as Billie Holiday

El (@Edot__)
11:05pm PDT - April 10th, 2021

Billie Holiday - St Louis Blues

Sizzle Radio (@SizzleRadio)
11:01pm PDT - April 10th, 2021
RT @VintageReview: Billie Holiday at Minton’s Playhouse in New York City

Herman Leonard, 1953 https://t.co/apvfrQO053

RT @VintageReview: Billie Holiday at Minton’s Playhouse in New York City Herman Leonard, 1953 https://t.co/apvfrQO053

Pentti Vuorinen (@penttivuorinen)
10:53pm PDT - April 10th, 2021
RT @VintageReview: Billie Holiday at Minton’s Playhouse in New York City

Herman Leonard, 1953 https://t.co/apvfrQO053

RT @VintageReview: Billie Holiday at Minton’s Playhouse in New York City Herman Leonard, 1953 https://t.co/apvfrQO053

Garey McKee (@policelimit)
10:53pm PDT - April 10th, 2021

RT @SheriBiesen: Billie Holiday Paris 1958 Lady Day with Ben Webster and Lester Young - Fine and Mellow (1957) https://t.co/AbB6BmYQLa http…

Dr. Sheri Chinen Biesen (@SheriBiesen)
10:25pm PDT - April 10th, 2021

I'm in love with Billie Holiday I can't help it.

Penny (@Penny03336931)
10:23pm PDT - April 10th, 2021
RT @GustavoVela71: Billie Holiday y Louise Armstrong  https://t.co/ukULpiWw2M

RT @GustavoVela71: Billie Holiday y Louise Armstrong https://t.co/ukULpiWw2M

danny (@vampirodanyl)
10:15pm PDT - April 10th, 2021

We're playing Billie Holiday - P.S. I Love You. Donate to keep us on air! https://t.co/uxEHySK71P

Giants of Jazz Radio (@GiantsofJazzRad)
10:09pm PDT - April 10th, 2021

RT @BiDotOrg: Remembering Billie Holiday on her birthday. She remains one of the best-known and most-heard Jazz singers of all time. The re…

theCurler (@thecurler3)
10:01pm PDT - April 10th, 2021

Now Playing: I Hear Music by Billie Holiday

Jazz90.1 Swing & Blues Radio (@901SwingBlues)
9:58pm PDT - April 10th, 2021
RT @GustavoVela71: Billie Holiday y Louise Armstrong  https://t.co/ukULpiWw2M

RT @GustavoVela71: Billie Holiday y Louise Armstrong https://t.co/ukULpiWw2M

Eli Samuel (@EliSamu61561301)
9:52pm PDT - April 10th, 2021

Just watched 'The United States vs. Billie Holiday' in #InfuseApp https://t.co/thIkM4Eqvx

HDfan (@HDfan_)
9:49pm PDT - April 10th, 2021
RT @Bey_Online: https://t.co/qRvFmnQvfW: Happy Birthday Billie Holiday & Skai Jackson https://t.co/6sJ2egywjB https://t.co/gBcuipqefx

RT @Bey_Online: https://t.co/qRvFmnQvfW: Happy Birthday Billie Holiday & Skai Jackson https://t.co/6sJ2egywjB https://t.co/gBcuipqefx

Mo (@Mo_2U)
11:05am PDT - April 9th, 2021

Now playing Tony Bennett - God Bless The Child [duet with Billie Holiday] on The Penthouse https://t.co/loeuxbTlxX @thejsnyc

The Jonathan Station (@thejsnyc)
11:04am PDT - April 9th, 2021

RT @Ron_Clements: While Andra Day was phenomenal as Billie Holiday, the movie itself was all over the place. Lee Daniels had no idea what k…

Ron Clements (@Ron_Clements)
10:54am PDT - April 9th, 2021

Shitty weather. Billie Holiday.

Diana Mimoso (@DianaMimoC)
10:36am PDT - April 9th, 2021
RT @jazz_times: Billie Holiday 

#Jazz https://t.co/FChAEM75Nw

RT @jazz_times: Billie Holiday #Jazz https://t.co/FChAEM75Nw

Cosmic/Trigger/Chewing/Gum (@gum_cosmic)
10:31am PDT - April 9th, 2021