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Hammer Museum: Bruce Talamon & Verdine White of Earth, Wind & Fire
Photographer Bruce Talamon saw it all during the golden age of soul, R&B, and funk. Throughout the 1970s and early 1980s, he found himself backstage with an all-access pass to the heart of the music scene, photographing icons such as James Brown, Diana Ross, Marvin Gaye, Rick James, Parliament-Funkadelic, Gil Scott-Heron, Aretha Franklin, the Jackson Five, Isaac Hayes, Chaka Khan, Al Green, Barry White, and Donna Summer. He is joined by one of his favorite subjects, bassist Verdine White of Earth, Wind & Fire. ... read more / view event »
Calls for Respect for Black America at Franklin Funeral
September 5, 2018
DETROIT (AP) — As Aretha Franklin was remembered at her funeral Friday as a proud black woman who also used her magnificent voice to stand up for the black community she loved, ... read more »
Music and the Movement: The Lasting Legacy of the Queen of Soul
September 4, 2018
If you could choose one artist to embody the African American experience of the 20th century, it would have to be the incomparable Miss Aretha Franklin. ... read more »
Photo of the Day: Dr. Chavis Shares Queen of Soul Homegoing Program Cover
August 31, 2018
The Queen of Soul’s homegoing program cover is being shared by NNPA President and CEO who is sitting with the Franklin Family today at Aretha’s extraordinary sendoff. ... read more »
WATCH: Mourners Begin to Say GoodBye to Aretha Franklin
August 28, 2018
  DETROIT — The regal presence Aretha Franklin exuded in life was captured at her viewing on Tuesday, with the late Queen of Soul in a gold-plated casket dressed completely in red, ... read more »
WATCH: Bill Clinton, Smokey Robinson set to Speak at Aretha Franklin Funeral with Pink Cadillacs Included, Plus Stevie Wonder Shares Thoughts of Aretha Franklin
August 24, 2018
Details of speakers and performers released for Aretha Franklin’s funeral. Watch LIVE stream on Los Angeles Sentinel Facebook Page. Stevie Wonder discusses his last thoughts and words with the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin. ... read more »
Photo of the Day: Honoree Bobby Brown at Aretha Franklin Tribute
August 23, 2018
The 2018 Black Music Honors recognized the legacy of Aretha Franklin during the award show taping on Thursday, August 16. . Hosted by 2017 Marconi Award Winner Rickey Smiley and singer/actress LeToya Luckett, the annual two-hour television special honors artists and musicians who have influenced and made significant contributions to American music. This year’s honorees were Bobby Brown, Faith Evans, Bebe & Cece Winans, Whodini, Stephanie Mills and Dallas Austin. ... read more »
Aretha’s Friends Recall Her Faith and Love of Gospel
August 23, 2018
The passing of the legendary Aretha Franklin on August 16, prompted scores of admirers – from recording artists to musicians to U.S. presidents – to offer tributes and memories of her impact on the world. ... read more »
Aretha Franklin Was Committed To Making The World A Better Place 
August 23, 2018
On Thursday, August 17th, the music world lost a legend. Aretha Franklin, also known as “The Queen of Soul” has died from pancreatic cancer at the age of 76.   ... read more »
Living and Singing Soul with Aretha: Respecting Our Awesome and Soulful Selves
August 23, 2018
Whatever others may say in clearly deserved praise and homage to Aretha Franklin, it is vitally important that we, as persons and a people, speak our own special cultural truth about her and make our own unique assessment of her music, life, service and meaning to us. Here I mean not letting others’ descriptions of her and her music serve as an orientation and framework for our own praise and proper due, but rather reaching inside ourselves and understanding and speaking of her in a multiplicity of meaningful and praise-worthy ways drawn and distilled from the depths of our own hearts and our own culture. ... read more »
Aretha Franklin: The Legacy Beyond the Music
August 23, 2018
Known as the Queen of Soul, she started her musical journey within the Church. ... read more »
Aretha Franklin Gave the Sports World “Something [We] Can Feel”
August 23, 2018
Iconic Soul legend Aretha Franklin has passed away, but her talent and legacy have reached countless people throughout the world. Throughout her career, she was part of—as well as created—many iconic sports moments. ... read more »
Harris, Hatch, Lawrence, Collins Introduce Bill to Award Aretha Franklin with Congressional Gold Medal
August 22, 2018
Aretha Franklin’s music served as a 1960s call to action that inspired thousands to join civil rights movements and still maintains a social context that resonates across these movements today. Beyond her contributions to music and arts, Franklin was a philanthropic individual who supported causes related to civil rights, human health, and gender equality, in addition to causes within the creative arts. ... read more »
Funeral Arrangements Confirmed for Beloved Aretha Franklin
August 20, 2018
According to ... , here are the dates and plans: For two days — Aug. 28 and 29 — Franklin’s body will lie in repose at Charles H. ... read more »
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