Stevie Wonder Just Won the Grammys With His Powerful Statement About Accessibility


He technically didn’t win an award, but Stevie Wonder won the Grammys for us.

After a sweet tribute performance to the late Maurice White with a capella group Pentatonix, Wonder made a powerful statement before presenting the Song of the Year award:

“We need to make every single thing accessible to every person with a disability,” Wonder said.

 

 

We couldn’t agree more.


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