Remembering…The Life and Legacy of Aretha Franklin

Her voice… powerful… magical… magnificent… spiritual and soulful. Aretha Franklin! Memphis born… but minted in the Detroit. Named the queen of soul by the age of 25 and the moniker stuck over a career that spanned more than 50 years.We lost Aretha Franklin to pancreatic cancer.
We look back at her incredible musical genius and life well-lived.


Sidney Miller, Friend of Aretha Franklin’s and founder of Black Radio Exclusive Magazine

Jacquie Gales-Webb, Host of Sunday Afternoon Gospel, WHUR

Jeff Brown, Host, The Original Quiet Storm, WHUR

Harold Fisher

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Harold T. Fisher is a broadcast journalist and author. He is currently the host of the news/talk program, “The Daily Drum” on WHUR-FM and H-U-R Voices, Sirius/XM Channel 141. Highlights of his journalism campaigns include the aftermath of the earthquake in Port Au Prince, Haiti; coverage of the 2008 Democratic and Republican conventions; the Jena 6 protests in central Louisiana; the Midwestern floods of 1994 and hurricane Andrew in 1992.

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