The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + Museum

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In the Museum: Aretha Franklin2/10

1: Southern Christian Leadership Conference Benefit Concert Poster, 1967

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

Aretha Franklin was a leading public figure in the fight for equal rights for all Americans. Her father, the Reverend C.L. Franklin, was one of the most prominent preachers in the country and a mentor to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.