DETROIT (AP) – The Queen of Soul will at all times be remembered at a Detroit submit workplace.
President Donald Trump signed a legislation naming a submit workplace for Aretha Franklin, who died in 2018.
“Irrespective of the place life took her, Aretha by no means forgot her hometown of Detroit,” stated US Consultant Brenda Lawrence, a Detroit-area Democrat who sponsored the invoice. “Renaming this facility after her is a small gesture of gratitude for her numerous contributions to Detroit and the USA.
The submit workplace, often known as Fox Creek Station, is about 5 miles east of downtown Detroit on East Jefferson Avenue. It isn’t removed from a live performance amphitheater on the Detroit River that is additionally named after Franklin.
Many supporters hope that the Postal Service will lastly situation a stamp honoring Franklin.
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