Detroit honors Queen of Soul with post office naming

The Queen of Soul’s legacy was celebrated Monday at an east side post office renamed in her honor.

Family, friends, Detroit leaders and lawmakers gathered at the Fox Creek Station Post Office at 12711 E. Jefferson Avenue for a dedication ceremony to honor Aretha Franklin, who died in 2018.

U.S. Rep. Brenda Lawrence, D-Southfield, sponsored legislation to have the building renamed in Franklin’s honor. The bill was signed into law by former President Donald Trump in January.

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