Stevie Wonder calls for ‘truth’ and ‘accountability’ in Martin Luther King Jr. tribute

“We must define the truth and the facts that support them and declare them absolute,” Wonder said.
4:19 | 01/19/21

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Transcript for Stevie Wonder calls for ‘truth’ and ‘accountability’ in Martin Luther King Jr. tribute
Did Doctor King. I met you when I was fourteen years of age. You were a true hero and he became. The rage. The last two Wright's own them hope and move the nation. Many of them in Stanley. More than any award that have ever received. I want you to know that I'm thankful. How are you influenced my place them. Which allowed me to try this the need to of the in the quality well. It is payment vote. And know that need who has not lived when I have. The 36 years we've had a national holiday. Other unions are they in principles. Yet you would not. Believe the lack of products. It makes me physically X. I am sick. Politicians try to find it easy solution. To look small and medium. I am sick of some people using god or convenience rather than a commitment. I am sick of lies and deceit the dominating our reality. I am sick that truth. Is struggling. To be heard and that it thing. What we say has not been what we do. In this country must. Reconcile. The words ND its. Until we turn mouth movements. Into righteous action. We're doing island nation. And you memory. It. Until what we say he is what we do there is no true. It is just repeating in rewriting. History. Just as we have. We must define the truth and the facts that support. In the Klan them absolutely. Those who moved lies and false truth. Must be held at Conn ago. It is the only way we can fall. It is time. To formally seek the truth. And the woman leave the Klan backs. We need a true but committees. That forces this country to look at it it's. I'm calling them president Biden and vice president Harris to lunch a formal government investigation. To a status the truth. Of inequality in this country. This truth moved validate the history in this commission will recommend. Reconciliation. Truths we cannot have economy. Without accountability. We cannot have forgiveness. Without forgiveness. And we can he. It is time for ball to take the only used. We cannot be afraid to confront them. And I. Those in leadership who won't or don't know that the truth should be no account. Doctor King these times Rick higher carriage. And they did when you lived and paid the ultimate X. On this day and to India on that. I play it to have the carriage to say when seeing. Any knowledge where he. In your spirit I. On an all those. And this image. To speak truth to what they know. Think his vacancy and begin the steps of accountability. Forgiveness. And then. Hugh. With a heavy heart and a hopeful spirits not to keen. City.

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