Aretha Franklin

Stax Records President Al Bell Honors Aretha Franklin, a Lost Icon in 2018

Stax Records President Al Bell Honors Aretha Franklin, a Lost Icon in 2018

December 28, 2018

As part of our end-of-year round up, iconic record label executive Al Bell, responsible for soul legends like Isaac Hayes and Otis Redding, tells personal stories about meeting Aretha Franklin when she was 16 and her cultural legacy

Aretha! Unapologetically Black, Unapologetically Woman

August 17, 2018

Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, passed at 76.  She leaves a legacy of music, commitment to Black and human liberation and defined America’s DNA