Lee Daniels and Andra Day on the hidden activist life of Billie Holiday

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The director and singer discuss their latest movie “The United States vs. Billie Holiday” and how the FBI’s efforts to stop her from singing “Strange Fruit” turned the jazz singer into a leader in civil rights.

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