Aretha Franklin funeral eulogy slammed; pastor stands firm

A fiery, old-school pastor who is under fire for saying black America is losing "its soul" at Aretha Franklin's funeral stands firm by his words with the hope critics can understand his perspective. Williams, who is the pastor of Salem Bible Church in Atlanta, said his words about black women being incapable of raising sons alone were taken out of context. Some called Williams' eulogy a "disaster" as his speech caused an uproar on social media and in the funeral crowd, including Stevie Wonder who yelled out "Black Lives Matter" after the pastor said "No, black lives do not matter" during his sermon.

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