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5 Times Aretha Franklin Sent Ripples Through U.S. History

Although most famous for being the Queen of Soul, the other side of Franklin’s career saw her support activism, feminism and the civil rights movement

Utsav Kotrial Aug 17, 2018

“Black people will be free. I’ve been locked up (for disturbing the peace in Detroit) and I know you got to disturb the peace when you can’t get no peace,”-Aretha Franklin. Photo: Gertrude Fehr/ullstein bild via Getty Images)