In the Footsteps of the Queen

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  • Aretha Franklin
  • Mary J. Blige
  • Beyoncé
  • Alicia Keys
  • Mariah Carey
  • Jennifer Hudson
  • Fantasia Barrino
  • Faith Evans
  • Jill Scott
  • Ledisi
  • Adele
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Get It Right

The way Beyoncé is being embraced as a symbol of girl power and feminism, Franklin is recognized as a symbol of Black pride, during and since the U.S. civil rights movement.

(Photo: Samir Hussein/WireImage)