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Barbara Morrison still singing the songs of her life

LEIMERT PARK — Through her music, Barbara Morrison has touched people’s lives in a positive way. When she sings, she brings smiles to the faces of her faithful fans.  A powerhouse performer, Morrison, 73, is known for a commanding, down-home, emotive singing style that lends itself to expressing feelings rather than telling stories. During a Read More…

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R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Thousands of fans to give final salute to America’s ‘Queen of Soul’

By Dorany Pineda and Dennis J. Freeman Contributing Writers Thousands of fans, friends, celebrities and loved ones are set to converge on Detroit next week to pay final tribute to America’s “Queen of Soul,” an iconic talent who defined a musical era, inspired a generation of activists and blazed a trail of opportunity for dozens Read More…