Stevie Wonder has released a video featuring a number of celebrities and influencers stating the need to continue the works of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on the 50th anniversary of his assassination.
Former President and First Lady Barack and Michelle Obama, Katy Perry, Meryl Streep, Chadwick Boseman, Senator Kamala Harris, Trevor Noah, Dave Chappelle, and Bruce Springsteen are among the dozens of artists, activists and athletes mentioning their own dreams for the future, a continuence of King’s famous 2I have a dream” speech.
At the end of the five-minute video, Wonder asks viewers to post their own dreams online.
The video, entitled ‘The Dream Still Lives,’ was directed by Candice Vernon, and produced by Bullitt Entertainment, Verrnon says: “I am honored that I have been chosen to be a part of the team to bring Stevie Wonder’s vision to life, and help keep the dream of Dr Martin Luther King Jr ever present. The project is so vital to the unity that we still strive for today, and serves as a reminder that we are all one human race, Together we can make the impossible possible, breaking the chains of discrimination for all groups, and create peace and harmony across the globe.”
“To see such an army of talented artists, businessmen and women, politicians, thought leaders and influencers lend their voices to this cause speaks to the value of Dr King’s message today as much as ever,” commented Bullitt Chairman Todd Makurath. “We at Bullitt are pleased to have been able to play a small part in helping to carry that message to the people of the world.”