Legendary Singer Aretha Franklin Helps Flint Michigan With Their Water Crisis
|Legendary Singer Aretha Franklin Helps Flint |
Michigan With Their Water Crisis
Flint residents will be pre-screened at her father’s church in Detroit, New Bethel Baptist Church at a date to be determined.
"Detroiters usually come to the aid of Detroiters -- and Flint is certainly regarded as Detroit," Franklin said to Local 4. "Hang in there."
Residents affected by the water crisis in Flint, Mich. will get a helping hand from the Queen of Soul.
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“Detroiters usually come to the aid of Detroiters — and Flint is certainly regarded as Detroit,” the music icon told Local 4. “Hang in there.”
Franklin’s helpful assistance comes as she prepares to take her first flight in 33 years. In addition, the singer is rehearsing for her upcoming concert at Caesars Windsor (in Ontario, Canada) on Feb 13 as well as working on a line of food that she promises to rival those “other” sweet potato pies.