'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin Passes Away At Age 76
A publicist for Aretha Franklin confirms to the Associated Press that the iconic performer died Thursday at her home in Detroit. NBC News takes a look back at her life and legacy. » Subscribe to NBC N...
Aretha Franklin, music's 'Queen of Soul,' is dead at age 76
BREAKING: Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, is dead at 76. Franklin inspired generations with hits such as "Respect," "Natural Woman" and "Think" that stood as symbols of black and female...
8 Key Contributors To The Underground Railroad
In the decades preceding the Civil War, up to 100,000 slaves escaped to the Northern free states or the “promised land” of Canada. Most received help along the way from abolitionists, who ran a vast, ...
Salt-n-Pepa
Music video by Salt-N-Pepa performing Push It. (C) 1986 UMG Recordings, Inc.
Queen Latifah
Music video by Queen Latifah performing U.N.I.T.Y.. (C) 1993 Motown Records, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.
Aretha Franklin
The Cliff Richard Show 1970.
Aretha Franklin - I Say A Little Prayer - YouTube
Apr 15, 2007 ... Aretha Franklin- 20 greatest hits (Full album)by luis fernando mendez vargas 1,731,162 ... Aretha Franklin - Bridge Over Troubled Waterby ...
Aretha Franklin - Respect [1967] (Original Version) - YouTube
Oct 17, 2008 ... Aretha Franklin - Respect Song written by Otis Redding Album: I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love You [1967]. RESPECT (oo) What you w...
8 Key Contributors To The Underground Railroad
In the decades preceding the Civil War, up to 100,000 slaves escaped to the Northern free states or the “promised land” of Canada. Most received help along the way from abolitionists, who ran a vast, ...
Paule Marshall
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She was born Valenza Pauline Burke in Brooklyn t...
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site
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North Star (anti-slavery newspaper)
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Alice Walker
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Lauryn Hill
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Rohan Marley
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Eleanor Holmes Norton
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Shirley Graham Du Bois
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List of awards and nominations received by Queen Latifah
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Jewelle Gomez
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Salt-n-Pepa
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The Queen Latifah Show
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Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw
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Don McPherson
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Aaliyah
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Aretha Franklin
Aretha Louise Franklin (born March 25, 1942) is an American singer and musician. Franklin began her career singing gospel at her father, minister C. L. Franklin's church as a child. In 1960, at age 18...
Harriet Tubman
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Sojourner Truth
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Queen Latifah
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Beverly Smith
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