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    Aretha Franklin Biography

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    Born in 1942 as the daughter of C. L. Franklin and Barbara Singers, Aretha Franklin had a destiny of fame set out for her with her father being a renowned Baptist preacher and her mother a successful gospel singer. She grew up in Memphis, Tennessee, until she was six years old when her parents split, causing her and her four siblings to follow their father’s preaching assignments to Detroit, Michigan. Her father became a national preacher at New Bethel Baptist Church, while her mother passed away from a heart attack only four years after the split (Biography.com, 2016). Franklin got musically involved early on in her father’s traveling revival show, called C. L. Franklin Gospel Caravan, providing vocals and talent at the piano keys. While…

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    including, soul singer, pianist and songwriter, Aretha Franklin have made many accomplishments in their lifetime. Aretha’s career is such a big success from every part of her early life,the many awards she has earned to her life now. The beginning of Franklin’s childhood is March 25, 1942. He is the daughter of a very skilled Baptist preacher ,C. L. Franklin. Aretha first moved to Detroit, Motor City, known for its many blues stars, in 1948. She was just six when she went to Detroit. Here…

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    Whitney Elizabeth Houston was born August 9th, 1963, in Newark, New Jersey. She was the youngest of 3. Her parents are John Houston and Emily "Cissy" Houston. Her mom was a Grammy-award-winning gospel singer and her godmother was Aretha Franklin and her cousins Dionne and Dee Dee Warwick were also singers, as well as her other godmother, Darlene Love so she knew singing and was born for it . At age 11 she started performing in her church’s gospel choir as a soloist and learned to play the piano.…

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    1. Do you view Universal Company to be an ethical company? No, I do not view Universal Company to be an ethical company because they did not treat all the employees with respect and fairness. For an example Ellen was constantly getting looked over and her performance was the strongest in the department and she was one of the highest producing employees in the three departments. She was treated unfair. 2. Do you agree with Mrs. Anderson and the President’s decision? Yes, I agree with Mrs.…

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    Whitney Elizabeth Houston was born on August 9, 1963, in Newark, New Jersey. She was an award-winning singer. She was also the youngest child and had two brothers. She began to show signs of her talent at a very young age. It was like the talent of singing ran in her blood because her mother, cousin, aunt, and godmother were all amazing singers. She started her singing career at a church singing side by side with her mother. She was signed to a record label at the age of nineteen and…

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    My tragic hero is Whitney Houston. Whitney Houston was born in a middle income neighborhood. Her mother was a gospel singer and her aunts was well known in the R&B music industry. When she was nine years old her mother and aunt took her to a recording studio and then at age 11 and she started singing in different churches. In 1985 Whitney released her first debut album. “I decided long ago never to walk in anyone’s shadow; if I fail, or if I succeed at least I did as I believe.” Whitney Houston…

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    I have plenty of “female empowerment” songs in my playlist, but I choose my daughter’s favorite song, “Roar” because of its motivational aspect for young girls. The song is a bit old, but it’s still her anthem and she will make you nauseous every time she sings it on top of her lungs. What makes this song so powerful is because it empowers women to break the mold of female stereotypes. The idea of a woman “roaring” conjures an image that women can take care of themselves much like Katy’s image…

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    Peggy Feury's Life Story

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    Peggy Feury, a female actress on Broadway, on television, and in films, was born on June 20, 1924, in Jersey city of New Jersey. Peggy’s real name is Margaret Traylor. Feury’s father’s name is Richard feury and her mother’s names is Margaret Feury. Peggy had only one sibling and that was her younger sister Elinor Feury. As peggy graduated from high school, she went to the Barnard college located in New York city. Soon after she graduated Barnard, Peggy then attended the Yale school of drama.…

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    fighting for what they believe in will always persevere no matter how long it may take. There will always be wars and there will always be battles for what people think is right. “Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are.” (Ben Franklin) Work Cited “He did not attack just the corruption in the monarchy, he attacked the monarchy itself” (Westlund Notes Common Sense). Westlund, Doug. Common Sense Powerpoint. Woodbury. 16. Print. “Small…

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    George Washington was a strong fighter with good battle strategies. He specifically helped the Patriots win the American Revolution by assisting in the defeat the British at the Battle of Yorktown with the help the French army, and by simply being the commander of the Patriot Continental Army. Without George Washington as commander, the Continental Army would not have been successful in defeating the British. Benjamin Franklin proposed many great ideas about separating from England during the…

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