Aretha Franklin’s Public Viewing To Be Held At Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History In Detroit

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Aretha Franklin’s family has announced that there will be a public viewing in order for fans to come and pay their respects to the late singer. The open casket viewing will be held at the Charles H. Wright Museum Of African American History in Detroit. A date has not been set.

TMZ reports that the family chose to do this because a traditional funeral and viewing will not be enough to accommodate the large turnout of fans being expected. There will also be singing at the viewing, but who will be singing has not been revealed. The viewing will last two days followed by her funeral at the Greater Grace Temple in Detroit that will only be attended by family and close friends.

The Queen of Soul lost her battle with pancreatic cancer on Thursday, August…

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