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Aretha was nothing short of amazing. I can't say anything anyone else isn't gonna say....and Quest is gonna eulogize her more perfectly than I could ever. So instead, here are 10 of the best musical performances of my opinion.

#RestInPower #ArethaFranklin
Even Burt Bachrach couldn't imagine this song sounding better than this. Girlfriend says to "answer my prayer", and you believe her.

#RestInPower #ArethaFranklin
Her voice was so perfect. Just....perfect.

#RestInPower #ArethaFranklin
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I want to talk about how I use Aretha Franklin's fabulous "fur coat" Obama Kennedy Center Honors 2015 performance in my American popular culture class. Beyond the amazing gifs, it's a powerful moment in the intergenerational fight for Civil Rights
I distribute the lyrics to "You Make Me Feel Like a Natural Woman" first released in 1967 to my students when we are studying Civil & Women's Rights. I have them analyze the song's lyrical content. When I first ask them what it's about, they initially say it's a love song.
While the song was written by @Carole_King & Gerry Goffin it was first released by #ArethaFranklin on @AtlanticRecords & it's also featured on the "Aretha in Paris" album giving it a global audience in 1968
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On the second anniversary of his death, our thoughts are with #PhilandoCastile's family and all those who’ve lost loved ones to police violence. Castile’s girlfriend and her 4-year-old daughter were with him when he was killed. He was only 32. #BlackLivesMatter
The officer responsible for Mr. Castile’s death was acquitted of all charges last year, and removed from the police force.…
At LDF, we will never forget #PhilandoCastile’s name, and we will never stop working to end racially-biased police practices. May he #RestInPower
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