The Smithsonian Wants Aretha Franklin's Hat

By Alicia Dennis on
Getty Images.The Smithsonian has asked the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, to donate her Luke Song gray wool hat for display alongside Michelle Obama's inauguration outfits. According to NY Mag, Aretha isn't sure she can part with it: I am considering it. It would be hard to part with my chapeau since it was such a crowning moment in history. I would like to smile every time I look back at it and remember what a great moment it was in American and African-American history. Ten cheers for...Read Full Story