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Aretha Franklin memorialized with official NYC subway tributes

133 days ago
Brooklyn Vegan"We wanted to memorialize the outpouring of love from the community for Aretha Franklin," said an MTA spokesperson in a statement about the RESPECT signs at the Franklin Ave and Franklin St subway stations. "We agreed that 'respect' was a b... more info

Aretha Franklin’s Family Was Not Happy With The Eulogy She Was Given

133 days ago
DlistedLast Friday’s homegoing celebration for Aretha Franklin’s was all over the place and lasted approximately 9 hours so I’m shocked anybody in that church was alert and listening by the time Reverend Jasper Williams Jr. got around to the eulogy th... more info

Aretha Franklin’s Family Not Happy With Eulogy She Received

133 days ago
411 ManiaIn a statement released to the Detroit Free Press, Aretha Franklin’s family revealed that they were not happy with the eulogy delivered by Rev. Jasper[.........] The post Aretha Franklin’s Family Not Happy With Eulogy She Received appeared first ... more info

Aretha Franklin's family slams her eulogist, who stands by his funeral remarks

133 days ago
L.A. Times - EntertainmentEdgy remarks made by Rev. Jasper Williams Jr. at Aretha Franklin’s funeral last Friday have drawn criticism from the Franklin family for failing to properly eulogize the Queen of Soul. Williams was chosen by the family because he had eulogized fami... more info

Aretha Franklin’s Family Says Eulogy Was Offensive

134 days ago
StereogumThe late Aretha Franklin’s family said Monday that it found an Atlanta pastor’s eulogy delivered at the Queen of Soul’s funeral last week to be offensive and distasteful. The eulogist, the Rev. Jasper Williams Jr., was criticized for a poli... more info

Aretha Franklin's family criticise 'offensive and distasteful' eulogy

134 days ago
Guardian MusicThe Reverend Jasper Williams Jr used his speech to question the Black Lives Matter movement and made negative comments about black familiesThe family of Aretha Franklin have called the eulogy given at her funeral “offensive and distasteful,” clai... more info

Franklin's family criticise 'distasteful' eulogy

134 days ago
Sky NewsThe family of Aretha Franklin say they were caught off guard by the eulogy delivered at her funeral, calling it "distasteful". more info

Aretha Franklin's family says Rev. Jasper Williams' eulogy was offensive

134 days ago
Detroit Free PressThe late Aretha Franklin's family said Monday that it found an Atlanta pastor's eulogy delivered last week to be offensive and distasteful.             more info

Aretha Franklin's eulogy was 'offensive and distasteful,' family says

134 days ago
ReutersMembers of Aretha Franklin's family felt the eulogy for the Queen of Soul delivered by a pastor at her funeral last week was "offensive and distasteful", they said on Monday. more info

Aretha Franklin family responds to eulogy: 'Distasteful, offensive'

134 days ago
Detroit Free PressAretha Franklin's family pushed back on the eulogy delivered Friday at the singer's Detroit funeral, saying "he did not properly eulogize her."             more info

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