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Aretha Franklin: not just the Queen of Soul, but a warrior Pic: Getty

As the world honours the life and work of Aretha Franklin, the new Spike Lee film BlacKkKlansman is as urgent a wake-up call for America as the Queen of Soul’s legendary music was 50 years ago

America is celebrating the extraordinary life and legacy of Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul, music legend, American icon, feminist and activist, who passed away last Thursday at 76 years of age.

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