Donald Trump under fire for comments about Aretha Franklin

by Dwayne Torres August 19, 2018, 0:29
Donald Trump under fire for comments about Aretha Franklin

"For more than six decades since, every time she sang, we were all graced with a glimpse of the divine", he concluded.

Musician Jon Batiste said the parade of music and cultural pioneers shaped a young Aretha Franklin. Her pulse told me that she was not in surrender mode.

In 1985, Aretha had her voice declared a "natural resource" in MI and, two years later, became the first female musician inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

For Franklin, her music and her past, were inextricably linked to her respect to all the people who helped raise her.

"I find it disturbing and sad, and a reflection of his endless narcissism", said David Ritz, who spent years with Franklin seeking to understand the guarded performer for his 2014 biography, "Respect: The Life of Aretha Franklin".

On the other hand, Donald Trump could not resist opening his remarks on the singer's death with a little self-promotion.

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She said "R.E.S.P.E.C.T." also touched her as a powerful song that she believes gave women and people of color a sense of pride and energy.

The family thanked fans around the world for their "incredible outpouring of love" since it first emerged earlier this week that she was gravely ill.

The poster of the late Queen of Soul hanging on the gallery's first floor just off the foyer on the gallery's G Street side is an original foldout poster from a teen magazine. She simply captioned the video 'Rest in Peace QUEEN Aretha. But there was one problem with the tribute - the brainiacs over at our favorite fair and balanced network used a photo of another black singer, Patti LaBelle, performing at the White House. Though she left the city to pursue her career in NY and Los Angeles, she returned to the city in 1982 to be closer to her family.

The space agency named the barreling space rock after the Grammy Award-winning artist to honour her career.

"She wasn't able to speak back, but her family felt that she could hear me, and so I just said all the things that I've always said and told her to say hello to my sister", Wonder shared, referring to the death of his sibling in May. Author Michael Eric Dyson, who knew Franklin for 15 years and wrote an op-ed in The New York Times titled "The Church of Aretha Franklin", notes that Franklin had the "voice of a century".

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