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Stories with person: Aretha Franklin
  • Neighborhoods: African-American history and more in Harlem 
    Updated: Jul-28-15 10:30 am

    NEW YORK - Decades of African-American history have made Harlem one of America's most famous neighborhoods. It's also an essential destination for visitors to New York, offering art, architecture, restaurants, shopping and more.

  • National Portrait Gallery to honor 5 people from collection 
    Updated: Jul-22-15 3:45 pm

    WASHINGTON - The National Portrait Gallery plans to honor baseball's Hank Aaron, singer Aretha Franklin, fashion designer Carolina Herrera, designer Maya Lin and U.S. Marine Cpl. Kyle Carpenter at a gala to raise funds for exhibitions.

  • National Portrait Gallery to honor 5 people from collection 
    Updated: Jul-21-15 4:46 pm

    WASHINGTON - The National Portrait Gallery plans to honor baseball's Hank Aaron, singer Aretha Franklin, fashion designer Carolina Herrera, designer Maya Lin and U.S. Marine Cpl. Kyle Carpenter at a gala to raise funds for exhibitions.

  • Frankie Beverly and Maze returns to Essence Festival 
    Updated: Jul-03-15 1:49 pm

    NEW ORLEANS - For 15 years, thousands of fans dressed all in white entered the Superdome on the final day of the Essence Festival anticipating the soulful sounds of Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, who also dressed in his signature white pants, shirt and baseball cap, would sing into the wee hours of the next day.