The mother of three was killed when a customer allegedly ran her over after refusing to pay and fleeing the scene.
The man declined to press charges, but police say they are still investigating the incident.
"She was a feminist before feminism was popular. She was a civil rights activist when it wasn't popular."
The truck blew a tire, causing it to veer into oncoming traffic, police said.
The man allegedly referred to the newspaper as “the enemy of the people” and threatened to kill its employees.
"We regret that a Code Violation was assessed to Ms. Cornet yesterday," the organization said in a statement.
Male tennis players are not subject to the same penalties.
The Queen of Soul will lie in repose in the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History for two days before her funeral Friday.
Officials said there were no smoke detectors in the apartment.
Her remarks follow years of derogatory statements made by President Donald Trump on social media.
Trump Says It's Really DC Officials Who Are To Blame For Canceling His Super-Expensive Military Parade
The president tweeted that he'll just go to a military parade in Paris instead.
“This decision recognizes a moral imperative that must be addressed," the dean of medicine said of the move to offer free tuition to all students.
"We never would have imagined that one of our own was secretly recording all of our private conversations," the president's daughter-in-law said Thursday.
The 16-year-old had been trying to use the restroom at a convenience store when a man tried to enter her stall.
Kharisma James, 33, threw herself in front of the vehicle that was heading toward the children.
“Ditzy DeVos,” Jeff “Benjamin Button” Sessions, and what Trump said about putting Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill.
The president disparaged the former aide after she released a new audio recording discussing the possibility of Trump using a racial epithet.
The interim police commissioner accepted the officer's resignation Sunday evening, calling the actions "disturbing."
"I just woke up to gunshots outside my window," one witness said. No motive for the shooting was immediately released.
Russian president Vladimir Putin said Friday he is "ready to invite Trump to Moscow," and the White House said the president is "open to visiting Moscow," once receiving a formal invitation.