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For black women at church, it is more than the Aretha Franklin eulogy

For many black women, Rev. Jasper Williams Jr's Aretha Franklin eulogy reopened wounds and sternly reminded them that black churches remain male-dominated institutions.

published on : 11th September 2018

Aretha Franklin funeral: Bishop apologizes to Ariana Grande for inappropriate behaviour

The preacher apologized in an interview with The Associated Press at the cemetery where Franklin was interred late Friday.

published on : 1st September 2018

Pakistan chief justice finds alcohol bottles in ex-minister Sharjeel Memon's hospital room 

Several speakers used the moment to continue to demand respect for black America as Aretha Franklin was remembered at her funeral Friday.

published on : 1st September 2018

All-star funeral for Aretha Franklin begins with prayers, songs

Aretha Franklin's body arrived in a shimmering gold dress, with sequined heels — the fourth outfit Franklin was clothed in during a week of events leading up to her funeral.

published on : 31st August 2018

She made our world a better place: Taylor Swift on Aretha Franklin

On Tuesday evening, the Reputation singer, 28, performed at Detroit's Ford Field where she asked the sold-out crowd to pay tribute to Franklin with a moment of silence.

published on : 29th August 2018

Singer Madonna responds to Aretha Franklin tribute backlash

Many took to Twitter to criticise Madonna on Monday night for her words about Franklin, who died at age 76 last week.

published on : 22nd August 2018

Madonna's rambling Aretha Franklin tribute earns backlash

Some accused Madonna, in her spiky silver headpiece, heavy necklaces and beaded bracelets. Far more accused her of making the show's only tribute to Franklin all about herself.

published on : 21st August 2018

Singer Aretha Franklin memorial to take place for three days

The funeral service will follow on August 31 at the Greater Grace Temple and will be limited to Franklin's family and friends.

published on : 20th August 2018

Music icon and 'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin dies at 76

Aretha Franklin was the first woman to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987. In 2010, Rolling Stone magazine put her at the top of its list of the 100 greatest singers of all time.

published on : 16th August 2018