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Aretha Louise Franklin, known throughout the world as the Queen of Soul, has died at her home in Detroit surrounded by friends and family. She was 76. Franklin had been in ill health for a number of years before officially retiring from performances in 2017. Her story is an original classic of a voice and…

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Aretha Franklin is reportedly gravely ill. The 76-year-old soul legend, who last performed at the Elton John AIDS Foundation party in New York in November, is said to be at her home in Detroit, where her loved ones have gathered to say their goodbyes. According to Showbiz 411, her family has appealed for “prayers and privacy”…

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There is nothing like watching your children grow into the people they will become. The privilege of sharing life lessons and experience with them helps to mold men and women who will add value to our society. Fathers represent stability and strength. These traits watered with love create greatness. Today we honor all fathers everywhere…

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After more than 30 years in the music business, churning out hits like “My, My, My” and “Rub You the Right Way,” Johnny Gill said he wants to be remembered along with other great R&B artists like Luther Vandross, Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder. However, he said he’s not exactly getting that recognition yet. “I…

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Heads up! Some men might find this offensive, but so what? I travel a lot and in my journeys of planes, trains, and automobiles — even ships — I have noticed a disturbing trend over the past decade or so. I see men sitting on their behinds while women — sometimes elderly women at that…

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If Respect Is The Issue, Are You Willing To Work To Get More of It? Whether with your peers, colleagues, siblings, friends, children, or significant others, you probably desire a level of respect in all of your relationships. At minimum, most would agree every human being deserves a basic level of respect and human decency.…

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