Arts Aug 28

A woman stands by a makeshift memorial outside the New Bethel Baptist Church during a gospel tribute concert for the late singer Aretha Franklin in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., August 27, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Segar - RC1E4E40DAE0
Fans mourn Aretha Franklin at public viewing in Detroit

DETROIT — Mourners began pouring into Detroit’s Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History on Tuesday to pay their final respects to Aretha Franklin. They approached her gold-plated casket to the sounds of her gospel recordings. She was in…

World Aug 25

Artist Ryan Mendoza gives an interview in front of Rosa Parks' house on his property in Berlin on April 11. Photo by Oliver Barth/Reuters
Rosa Parks’ house may be returned to U.S. from Germany

BERLIN — Section by section, American artist Ryan Mendoza painstakingly disassembled the small wood-frame home of civil rights icon Rosa Parks after learning that the struggling city of Detroit was going to have it demolished.

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