Constitution Hall

  http://www.blackamericaweb.com/entertainment/music/royal-engagement When a queen is in residence, it’s a significant occasion. When it’s Aretha Franklin, it’s a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The Queen of Soul heads to the nation’s capital this weekend for a concert at DAR Constitution Hall this Saturday, November 17 at 7:30 p.m. Franklin sang most recently at boxing trainer and Detroit native […]

VIA:  TheKennedyCenter.Org (singer; born February 27, 1897, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) Most Americans best remember Marian Anderson for her conscience-grabbing concert at the Lincoln Memorial on Easter Sunday, 1939 after she was denied the use of Constitution Hall, an arena that, from 1935 to 1952, opened its doors to white artists only. First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, appalled […]