FILE - In this May 11, 2013 file photo, Aretha Franklin performs during McDonald's Gospelfest 2013 at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. Franklin and former baseball player Bo Jackson will be honored at the 2013 MLB Beacon Awards Luncheon next month. Major League Baseball announced Thursday, July 25, that Franklin and Jackson will receive awards Aug. 24 at the Chicago Marriott Magnificent Mile before the annual Civil Rights Game. The game will be played between the Chicago White Sox and the Texas Rangers at the U.S. Cellular Field. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
FILE - In this May 11, 2013 file photo, Aretha Franklin performs during McDonald's Gospelfest 2013 at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. Franklin and former baseball player Bo Jackson will be honored at the 2013 MLB Beacon Awards Luncheon next month. Major League Baseball announced Thursday, July 25, that Franklin and Jackson will receive awards Aug. 24 at the Chicago Marriott Magnificent Mile before the annual Civil Rights Game. The game will be played between the Chicago White Sox and the Texas Rangers at the U.S. Cellular Field. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File) Charles Sykes Charles Sykes/Invision/AP
FILE - In this May 11, 2013 file photo, Aretha Franklin performs during McDonald's Gospelfest 2013 at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. Franklin and former baseball player Bo Jackson will be honored at the 2013 MLB Beacon Awards Luncheon next month. Major League Baseball announced Thursday, July 25, that Franklin and Jackson will receive awards Aug. 24 at the Chicago Marriott Magnificent Mile before the annual Civil Rights Game. The game will be played between the Chicago White Sox and the Texas Rangers at the U.S. Cellular Field. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File) Charles Sykes Charles Sykes/Invision/AP

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