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THE PERSECUTION OF MICHAEL JACKSON

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

When the bulletin that Michael Jackson had died flashed across the screen, writer Ishmael Reed was prepared for TV at its worst and he wasn't disappointed. The man wasn't cold before the familiar adjectives were rolled out - "weird", "bizarre", "eccentric". As Reed said, with the absence of black and ...