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Ronald V. Dellums November 24, 1935 – July 30, 2018

The Queen Of Soul Has Taken A Heavenly Crown

Aretha Franklin March 25, 1942 - August 16, 2018
  • Photo Tribute To Aretha By Robert Brown

    The R-E-S-P-E-C-T for Aretha Franklin has spread across Detroit, the city where she achieved her early singing fame, with memorials on display on some of the most famous buildings in the ...
  • The Songs Of Sister 'Re

    In her indelible late-1960s hits, Aretha Franklin brought the righteous fervor of gospel music to secular songs that were about much more than romance. Hits like “Do Right Woman — Do ...
  • The Rise Of Retha

    1968 TV news special chronicling the extraordinary rise of Soul singer Aretha Franklin. Features tons of candid footage at Atlantic Records recording studios with Jerry Wexler, Tom Dowd and first ...
  • Aretha Franklin, 'Queen of Soul', dies aged 76

    Posted August 16, 2018 from BBC News Aretha Franklin, the "queen of soul" known for hits like Respect and Think, has died in Detroit at the age of 76. The ...

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Congratulations To Oakland's Jason Kidd On His Selection As An NBA All Star

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Congratulations To Berkeley's Phil Chenier Upon The Retiring Of His Jersey By The Washington Wizards Organization