Daily Archives: August 27, 2018

A Funeral, a Celebration or a Really Great Lineup? All Three for Aretha’s Finale –  Deadline Detroit

You don’t often see “funeral” and “star-studded” in the same sentence, but not every funeral is Aretha Frankllin’s.  File image from Deposit Photos A list of 19 performers for the late Detroit singer’s was released Thursday, and at least one reason for the long interval between Franklin’s death and homegoing is now clear — it takes ...

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The Cost Of Education « Detroit News Watch

As students head back to the classroom, a new poll released by a group of educators and community leaders from across the state found support for changing the way Michigan schools are funded to better meet the needs of all students. Dr. Wanda-Cook Robinson, School Finance Research Collaborative member and Superintendent of Oakland Schools, appeared with Carol Cain, Senior Producer/Host ...

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4 Days of Detroit Tributes to Aretha Start Tomorrow and Include Free Concert Thursday –  Deadline Detroit

Admirers from diverse generations, backgrounds, situations and tastes will pay respects this week to “the greatest singer to ever come out of Detroit,” as columnist Rochelle Riley casts her Sunday in the Freep. Tributes to Aretha Franklin will come from a past U.S. president and west-siders from her childhood streets, from globally known voices and parisoners from ...

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Aretha Franklin’s Funeral, Coconut Oil Warning, VMAs Recap and More « Detroit News Watch

Here are the top stories for the week of August 20, 2018 that you may have missed on the new CBSDetroit.com. Latest: Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Hudson Among Performers Set For Aretha Franklin’s Funeral: Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Hudson, Yolanda Adams and Jennifer Holliday will be among those performing at Aretha Franklin’s funeral, a source with knowledge of the planning says. Toddlers Survive Alone For ...

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