Aretha Franklin on her music and civil rights (2015)
Aretha Franklin, the "Queen of Soul," speaks to CNN's Don Lemon about her music and the civil rights movement.
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Singer Aretha Franklin performs during the National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony on the Ellipse adjacent to the White House in Washington, DC, December 6, 2013. The event, hosted by actress Jane Lynch, features performances by Mariah Carey, Joshua Bell, Aretha Franklin, the band Train and jazz legend Arturo Sandoval. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB        (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
Aretha Franklin on her music and civil rights (2015)
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Pallbearers carry the casket out of Greater Grace Temple at the end of the funeral for Aretha Franklin, Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, in Detroit. Franklin died Aug. 16, 2018 of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 07:  Aretha Franklin performs on stage at the Elton John AIDS Foundation Commemorates Its 25th Year And Honors Founder Sir Elton John During New York Fall Gala - Show at Cathedral of St. John the Divine on November 7, 2017 in New York City.  (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/WireImage)
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DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 31:  Jennifer Hudson performs at the funeral for Aretha Franklin at the Greater Grace Temple on August 31, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. Franklin, 76, died at her home in Detroit on August 16.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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Aretha Franklin performs during the 85th annual Christmas tree lighting at the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008 in New York.  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 26:  Pope Francis (C) looks on as Aretha Franklin performs during the Festival of Families on September 26, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Pope Francis is wrapping up his trip to the United States with two days in Philadelphia where he will attend the Festival of Families and will meet with prisoners at the Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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Singer Aretha Franklin performs during the National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony on the Ellipse adjacent to the White House in Washington, DC, December 6, 2013. The event, hosted by actress Jane Lynch, features performances by Mariah Carey, Joshua Bell, Aretha Franklin, the band Train and jazz legend Arturo Sandoval. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB        (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
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