Thousands gathered in Detroit to say farewell to Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, in a three hour ceremony dedicated to her life and legacy. The event included performances from Stevie Wonder and Jennifer Hudson, and speeches from former President Bill Clinton, as well as civil rights leader Jesse Jackson and actress Cicely Tyson.

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Nichelle Cole is the founder & creative director of The Fashion Plate magazine. A respected writer, stylist and influencer, she has been published in fashion magazines around the world.

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