Black History “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin Dies at 76 Aretha Franklin, an 18-time Grammy Award Winner, died on August 16, 2018 following a battle with pancreatic cancer. Like this:Like Loading... Published 11 months ago on August 16, 2018 By NNPAFreddie [VIA VARIETY/YOUTUBE.COM] Like this:Like Loading... Related Related Topics:Aretha Franklins dies at 76Black entertainmentBlack HistoryBlack MusicHeroes We Lost 2018video Up Next Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin Dies at 76 Don't Miss 2019 Dodge SRT Challenger Line Up Q & A NNPAFreddie Freddie Allen is the Editor-In-Chief of the NNPA Newswire and BlackPressUSA.com. Focused on Black people stuff, positively. You should follow Freddie on Twitter and Instagram @freddieallenjr. Continue Reading Advertisement You may like 369th Experience Band Ties HBCU Musicians to WWI Black History Three special events headline Motown 60 Weekend Thomas L. Jennings, First African American to Receive a Patent Former NNPA Chairs Talk Yesterday, Today and the Future John Legend, Yusuf/Cat Stevens, and More Come Together to Help Preserve Nina Simone’s Legacy Living Legend: Honorable John W. Peavy, Jr. Click to comment Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.