Stevie Wonder Speaks On Civil Rights
Stevie Wonder had some things to say about the current climate of stopping racial injustice and inequality.
In a Facebook video, Wonder talked about his charge to make Martin Luther King’s birthday a national holiday in the 1980s. Wonder said that was“a fight I was not willing to lose. … It was a fight that many of you joined, and I thank you. But here we are again, and again, and again and again.”
He continued, “If life can have an ending, all things can have an ending. Systemic racism can have an ending. Police brutality can have an ending. Economic repression of black and brown people can have an ending. People can have an ending.”
Stevie went on to say, “those who say they care: Move more than your mouth. Move your feet to the polls and use your hands to vote. The future is in your hands. We have the power to vote, and we can make a change. … You know it’s a sad day when I can see better than your 2020 vision. The universe is watching us. … I’m talking about you, I’m talking about me, I’m talking about every single body.”