Stevie Surprise marked Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday by calling on the incoming President, Joe Biden, to launch a fee on inequality.
The soul veteran posted a video on-line and instructed followers he was utilizing the vacation to name on the Biden administration to assist America transfer ahead by tackling variety points.
Stevie, who met King as a youngster, mentioned assembly his “true hero” impressed him to “push the needle of affection and inequality ahead” by his music.
“It’s painful to know that needle has not moved one iota,” Surprise mentioned. “You wouldn’t imagine the shortage of progress. It makes me bodily sick. I’m sick that fact is struggling to be heard and defended. Those that promote lies and false fact have to be held accountable. It’s the solely manner we are able to transfer ahead,” he fumed.
Calling on Biden to launch a fact fee on inequality, Surprise added: “With out fact, we can’t have accountability. With out accountability, we can’t have forgiveness. With out forgiveness, we can’t heal.”
He then vowed to King: “On today, a day in your honour, I pledge to have the braveness to say what I see and acknowledge what I hear. In your spirit, I name on all these within the Senate to talk fact to what they know, they’ll bodily see. And start the steps of accountability, forgiveness after which therapeutic.”
Biden will formally be sworn in as the brand new President on Wednesday.