The Iconic Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin

Music has a power all unto itself that can transcend color, ethnicity, race, socioeconomic status, and other demographic barriers. Music also has the power to calm the savage beast — the beast of our mind, and the beast of pain in our soul and spirit.

The world — and not just the music world — lost a wonderful musical soul. A legend in her own right, the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin. Her…