Stevie Wonder Went On Tour To Make Martin Luther King Jr. Day A National Holiday


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On this Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, we look at how music legend Stevie Wonder and his song "Happy Birthday" helped raise awareness in the effort to create a national holiday in Dr. King's honor.

Signed, Sealed, Delivered: How Stevie Wonder Fought—and Won—for MLK Day (VH1)

Flashback: Stevie Wonder Sings ‘Happy Birthday’ at 1986 Martin Luther King Jr. Tribute (Rolling Stone)

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