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Jewish Leaders Outraged Over ‘Black Hitler’ Farrakhan’s Prominent Appearance at Aretha Franklin’s Funeral

Jewish leaders voiced outrage on Sunday over the prominent attendance of Nation of Islam leader and notorious antisemite Louis Farrakhan...

Music | Music

Aretha Franklin, Respect, and her Jewish Producer

The story behind the Queen of Soul’s hit song, Respect.

Entertainment | Entertainment

'She knew she was blessed' - Smokey Robinson remembers Aretha

When Motown great Smokey Robinson saw his lifelong friend Aretha Franklin play music for the first time, he said he was struck by the talent of the young girl who would become the "Queen of Soul."

Entertainment | ENTERTAINMENT

The Secret Jewish History Of Aretha Franklin – The Forward

Aretha Franklin, who has died at 76, was known as the "Queen of Soul" — and many Jewish artists helped her get that royal title.

Music | Music

This is the moment Aretha Franklin became the ‘Queen of Soul'

“Who wouldn’t want to be called ‘Queen’?” Franklin once said.

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Aretha Franklin, the ‘Queen of Soul,’ Dies at 76

With hits like “Respect” and “Chain of Fools,” she defined a female archetype: sensual and strong, long-suffering but ultimately indomitable.

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Aretha Franklin Is Home And Her Family Remains Hopeful | PEOPLE.com

Aretha Franklin is home and her family remains hopeful on her condition amid news that she's 'gravely ill'

Music | Music News

The Secret History Of Aretha Franklin's "Respect"

50 years ago today, "Respect" became Aretha Franklin's first chart-topper. But when the song was first written by Otis Redding, it was no feminist anthem.

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Aretha Franklin Sings Prince's "Purple Rain", Herbie Hancock performs at White House

President Obama welcomes Esperanza Spalding, Terrace Martin, Robert Glasper, jazz icons to the White House's International Jazz Day celebration