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'Rest in Respect': Stars, Fans Send Off Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin
Aug 31, 2018
Published Aug 31, 2018 at 10:30 AM | Updated at 7:57 PM EDT on Aug 31, 2018
Activists, politicians, stars, family and fans are lining up to
pay tribute to the Queen of Soul
, Aretha Franklin.
A five hour "celebration of life" held in Franklin's honor marks the end of a decades-long career that
paired searing ballads
and power anthems with civil rights activism and feminism.
President Bill Clinton, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Jennifer Hudson, Faith Hill and Ariana Grande are the few of the high octane names that will pay tribute to Franklin at her Aug. 31 Detroit send off.
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