Aretha Franklin received an honorary Pulitzer Prize on Monday, as judges praised the Queen of Soul "for her indelible contribution to American music and culture."
ARETHA FRANKLIN, COUNT BASIE TO BE INDUCTED INTO BLUES HALL OF FAME "I think one of the through-lines of those three lives is music," says Stewart, whose Locke biography also won a National Book Award.
ARETHA FRANKLIN REMEMBERED ACROSS SPORTS WORLD "Frederick Douglass was one of the first people to provide an intellectual portrait of the spirituals, to show they were not just religious music, but statements of humanity and longing for freedom among the slaves.
LATE MUSIC ICON ARETHA FRANKLIN'S HOME LISTED FOR SALE Drury's "Fairview" brings the story of African-Americans into the present, skewering white people's obsession with black stereotypes.
ARETHA FRANKLIN FILM 'AMAZING GRACE' TO PREMIERE AT CIVIL RIGHTS MUSEUM "The Overstory," shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, is a case of an author's life changing a book and a book changing his life.