Legendary artist Stevie Wonder plans to move to Ghana

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The iconic singer is thinking of moving to Africa.
The iconic singer is thinking of moving to Africa.
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Legendary music sensation Stevie Wonder may be relocating to Ghana soon. The icon recently told Oprah Winfrey about his plans in an interview.

He said the move was prompted by how unhappy they have been as a nation.

“I wanna see this nation smile again. And I want to see it before I leave to travel to move to Ghana because I’m going to do that.”

 “I am (moving permanently). I don’t want to see my children’s children’s children have to say, ‘Oh please like me. Please respect me, please know that I am important, please value me.’ What is that?”

He says he met Martin Luther King when he was 14 years old and even though MLK’s birthday is celebrated by Americans every year, there is no progress.

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“I want you to know that I am thankful for how you influenced my place of love, which allowed me to try to push the needle of love and equality forward. It makes me physically sick. I am sick of politicians trying to find an easy solution to a 400-year problem.”

Stevie is not the first American star to say he would be moving to Africa. Veteran actor Samuel L Jackson said he would move to South Africa if Donald Trump became president of the United States, but he never did.

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