Stevie Wonder takes swipe at Trump during Aretha Franklin's funeral: 'We need to make love great again'
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Stevie Wonder on Friday took a swipe at President TrumpDonald John TrumpJulián Castro: It's time for House Democrats to 'do something' about Trump Warren: Congress is 'complicit' with Trump 'by failing to act' Sanders to join teachers, auto workers striking in Midwest MORE during a speech at Aretha Franklin's funeral.

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"What needs to happen today not only in this nation, but throughout the world, is that we need to make love great again," Wonder said, playing off of the president's campaign-era slogan, "Make America Great Again."

"Because black lives do matter, because all lives do matter, and if we love God then we know truly it is our love that will make things better," Wonder continued.

Wonder continued, saying that the Queen of Soul was defined by her spirit of wanting to "make love great again" throughout her life. 

Wonder's comments came a little more than two weeks after Franklin died after battling pancreatic cancer. 

Her funeral service was at the Greater Grace Temple in Detroit on Friday and included eulogies from many well-known figures, including former President Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson ClintonTrump sues to block NY prosecutors' subpoena for his tax returns Most voters say there is too much turnover in Trump administration RNC spokeswoman on 2020 GOP primary cancellations: 'This is not abnormal' MORE