Def: hu·man·ity (hyo̵̅o̅ man′ə tē) — The quality of being humane; the kind feelings, dispositions and sympathies of man; especially, a disposition to relieve persons or animals in distress, and to treat all creatures with kindness and tenderness.
Man in the Mirror
When I was very young, most of my childhood heroes wore capes,
flew through the air, or picked up buildings with one arm.
They were spectacular and got a lot of attention. But as I grew,
my heroes changed, so that now
I can honestly say that anyone who does anything to help a child is a hero to me.
Joe Vogel is the author of “Man in the Music: An Album-by-Album Guide to Michael Jackson.” Here are excerpts from Vogel’s insightful forthcoming book.
Michael Jackson: Man in the Music, Part 1 (Gone Too Soon)
Michael Jackson: Man in the Music, Part 2 (Morphine)
Michael Jackson: Man in the Music, Part 3 (Three Hidden Gems)
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Michael’s message centered on love, peace, hope, and healing. He dedicated his musical influence toward efforts to heal the planet and help special needs, at risk, and sick children across the globe. Throughout his life, he contributed $300 Million (some sources say $500 Million) to worldwide charities, forever relentless in his fight to help others.
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Iraqi Youngsters Groove to “This Is It” in Damascus
So now Michael is up there on screen singing, “All I wanna say is, they don’t really care about us.” The kids are stomping their feet so hard the whole row of seats is rocking back and forth. Later, when we get to the half-spoken, [...] learn more »
Michael had good reason to be wary of the media.
They constantly used words like “strange,” “weird”
and “bizarre” to describe him.
Here, in his own words, is Michael Jackson
through the years.
Judge for yourself if he was strange,
weird or bizarre.
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Many people simply refuse to believe that Michael Jackson did not want to turn himself white. Medialoid, especially, accused him of trying to deny his race. They pointed to the protective umbrella and mask that Vitiligo forced him to use as evidence of his growing “eccentricity.”
Michael Jackson had Lupus, an autoimmune disease. He also had Vitiligo, [...] learn more »
Michael talks about being “different”.
“Many have been so dazzled
by Jackson’s masterful showmanship
and the consistent controversy
surrounding his life and death
that it would be easy not to recognize
the overarching social and political themes
embodied in his music, videos
and public interviews.”
Michael Jackson Myths Dispelled
Michael Jackson’s Love of Classical Music—by Tim Smith
Michael Jackson: Book-Lovin’ Geek—by Stephen J. Gertz
Sleepless Supernova—by [...] learn more »