Aretha Franklin

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Jeff Katz
January 13, 2020 - 1:43 pm
Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) hinted Thursday that criticism of Sen. Elizabeth Warren's (D-MA) dance moves was because of sexism. Warren attempted to dance to Aretha Franklin's hit song "Respect" at a campaign rally on Tuesday in the most Elizabeth Warren way possible. I know your terrible advisers told...
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September 01, 2018 - 7:23 am
By JOSH REPLOGLE , Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — The bishop who officiated Aretha Franklin's funeral apologized Friday to Ariana Grande for how he touched her onstage and a joke he made about her name. Bishop Charles H. Ellis III led Franklin's funeral and awkwardly greeted Grande on stage after...
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August 31, 2018 - 2:59 pm
By JEFF KAROUB , Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — An all-star lineup of mourners filled a Detroit church with prayers and songs Friday for Aretha Franklin's funeral, honoring her not just as the Queen of Soul but also as a lifelong friend, family member, churchgoer and activist. Guests at the...
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Associated Press
August 31, 2018 - 8:49 am
DETROIT (AP) — Organizers of Aretha Franklin's funeral insist it will be a service, not a show. Yet the Queen of Soul's final send-off on Friday certainly will encompass many elements, emotions and grand entrances that were hallmarks of her more than six decades on sacred and secular stages. And it...
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People pay their respects with flowers and pictures on Aretha Franklin's star at the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles.  Aretha Franklin, the "Queen of Soul," died Thursday in her home city of Detroit after battling pancreatic cancer.
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August 30, 2018 - 4:19 pm
Watch the live stream funeral service for Aretha Franklin here.
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