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The body of the late singer Aretha Franklin lies in state at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History for two days of public viewing in Detroit

R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Fans Pay Their Last to Aretha Franklin

By Nick Carey DETROIT (Reuters)  Aretha Franklin's body lay in repose on Tuesday while her soaring voice poured out from loudspeakers outside a Detroit museum, stirring...
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‘She Knew She Was Blessed’ – Smokey Robinson Remembers Aretha

By Pavithra George (Reuters) When Motown great Smokey Robinson saw his lifelong friend Aretha Franklin play music for the first time, he said he was...
Aretha Franklin performs during the commemoration of the Elton John AIDS Foundation 25th year fall gala at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City

‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin, 76, Dies at Home in Detroit

By Bill Trott (Reuters) Aretha Franklin, the preacher's daughter whose powerful voice made her the long-reigning "Queen of Soul" with such hit songs as "Respect"...
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Canada Defiant after Saudi Arabia Freezes New Trade over Human Rights...

By Aziz El Yaakoubi and David Ljunggren RIYADH/OTTAWA (Reuters) Canada on Monday refused to back down in its defence of human rights after Saudi Arabia...
Portraits of suspects, distributed by central Florida area police, are seen in a combination of file photos

Orlando Ends Facial Recognition Program with Amazon

(Reuters) Orlando has stopped testing Amazon's facial recognition program after rights groups raised concerns that the service could be used in ways that could...
Freedom Riders Bob Singleton is pictured at his home in this still image from video in Inglewood

Civil Rights ‘Freedom Riders’ Cherish MLK’s Lasting Legacy, 50 Years On

By Jane Ross LOS ANGELES (Reuters) Bob Singleton only met civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. once, but that meeting changed his life As the...
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