Aretha Franklin, known for her musical talents, died in August this year. Her contributions to music will be sorely missed. But beyond her artistry, she was also a truth teller and a freedom fighter, speaking out for what she believed in and against what she knew to be wrong.
This article highlights some of her possibly lesser known actions that made significant differences to individuals, and to the collective conscience of our society.
Aretha Franklin - Musical Genius, Truth Teller, Freedom Fighter
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