Aretha Franklin passed away this week on August 16. Everyone knew her and loved her as the Queen of Soul. But let’s not forget that Aretha Franklin also used her strong and beautiful voice as a civil rights activist. This week let’s honor Aretha Franklin’s memory by finding inspiration in her voice to keep fighting injustice until all-of-us have R-E-S-P-E-C-T.
2 Watch this video of Aretha Franklin making President Obama cry.3 Listen to Aretha Franklin’s music and recommit to raising your own voice against injustice. Here is an article with videos of some favorites.