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Franklin

 [frank´lin]
Martha M. (1870–1968). Founder of the National Association of Colored Graduate Nurses and activist for racial equality in nursing. Her concern for improved professional status for black nurses led to the foundation of the NACGN in 1908. The goals of the NACGN were to promote the standards and welfare of all nurses and to eliminate racial discrimination in the nursing profession. The organization was merged with the American Nurses' Association in 1951.

Frank·lin

(frank'lin),
Benjamin, British-U.S. physicist and statesman, 1706-1790. See: franklinic, Franklin spectacles.

Frank·lin

(frank'lin),
Edward C., 20th-century U.S. physician and immunologist. See: Franklin disease.

Franklin

A non-SI (International System) unit of electrostatic energy equal to 3.336 X 10-10 coulomb.
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Marc Snetiker of Entertainment Weekly described the speech on Twitter as "Madonna presents an Aretha Franklin tribute by Madonna featuring Madonna with Madonna and Madonna as 'Madonna'."
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As the world digested the news of the death of the "Queen of Soul,"RBR+TVBRopted to play the music of Aretha Franklin in tribute to her astounding contributions to music over six decades of recording industry prowess.
I'm Alright by Little Anthony and the Imperials, A Change Is Gonna Come by Brenton Wood, Soothe Me by Sam and Dave, Win Your Love by Lou Rawls, and Good Times by Aretha Franklin.
But then, there's Aretha Franklin, who -- without taking anything away from Adele -- proves why she's the Queen of Soul on her cover of "Rolling in the Deep,'' from the forthcoming "Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics.'' By any standard, getting a nod from Aretha is a pretty big compliment for such a young singer.
Though many talented musicians of yesteryear continue to provide nostalgic entertainment on tour, few can boast of a career as impactful and celebrated as Aretha Franklin.
Summary: Former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has teamed up with the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, for a rare music performance.
THE LINE-UP TOM HANKS JERRY LEE LEWIS CROSBY, STILLS AND NASH BONNIE RAITT JACKSON BROWNE JAMES TAYLOR PAUL SIMON DION OF THE BELMONTS LITTLE ANTHONY & THE IMPERIALS STEVIEWONDER SMOKEY ROBINSON STING JOHN LEGEND BB KING BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN & THE E STREET BAND SAM MOORE TOM MORELLO OF RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE JOHN FOGERTY DARLENE LOVE BILLY JOEL ARETHA FRANKLIN ANNIE LENNOX LENNY KRAVITZ JEFF BECK BILLY GIBBONS OF ZZ TOP BUDDY GUY METALLICA LOU REED OZZY OSBOURNE RAY DAVIES U2 PATTI SMITH THE BLACK EYED PEAS MICK JAGGER
Michael Jackson, Aretha Franklin, Kenny Rogers, Bill Clinton, James Ingram, Stevie Wonder, Tony Bennett, Dionne Warwick, Michael Bolton, children's choruses, adult choruses, and more, more, more: "We Are the World," An American Reunion (HBO, January 17).
(AP) -- Three handwritten wills have been found in the suburban Detroit home of Aretha Franklin, months after the death of the "Queen of Soul," including one that was discovered under cushions in the living room, a lawyer said Monday.