Stevie Wonder posted a message to his followers on Doctor Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday.
Stevie met Dr. King when he was only 14.The music legend called Dr. King, "an inspiration... who influenced my place of love."
Here are a few quotes from Stevie’s message:
- "For 36 years, we have had a national holiday honoring your birthday and principles, yet you would not believe the lack of progress."
- "I am sick of lies and deceit that dominate our reality."
- "This country must reconcile our words and deeds."
- "We must define the truth in the facts that support them and declare them absolute."
- "I am calling on President Biden and Vice President Harris to launch a formal government investigation to establish the truth of inequality in this country."
- "Without truth, we cannot have accountability. Without accountability, we cannot have forgiveness. Without forgiveness, we cannot heal."
[courtesy of Classic Hits Today]