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I Remember When Michael Jackson Was Black

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    Ah, Memories.

    i remember when michael jackson was black. i also remember when he was sexy. times were so much simpler then.
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 7, 2007

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    A Bit

    I was kind of young, but I remember when he was darker - I think it was the video clip Thriller that I remember
    Ellycy Ellycy 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 19, 2007

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    And In the Winter of '73-'74, ...

    ...I said to my Puerto Rican friend Gilbert as he drove toward New York City in his flat black Pontiac GTO with no reverse gear that we should go to a cuchifritos restaurant - he knew my love for pastelles y morcilla y arroz con pollo. I told Gilbert, whose English wasn't the...
    eleanorssong eleanorssong 56-60, F Nov 25, 2011

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    I Want You Back

    I remember the Jackson 5ive!   I remember: I Want You Back, I'll Be There, ABC, The Love You Save. Yes! Back then Michael was black! He even had a nose and was really, really cute! Maybe it was that (was it first or second?) Pepsi commercial and he caught fire (supposedly...
    silvermystics silvermystics 51-55, F 2 Responses May 28, 2009

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    I Was Very, Very Young, Mind You

    But I do remember. Barely. Old footage and videos has helped keep those memories alive but mostly they've faded long ago. When his skin tone started changing and everyone was talking about it I was annoyed at how people could penalize him for a disorder. He'd probably have been...
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 23, 2007

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    I Remember Him In All His Bellpepper Nose Glory

    I used to be so in love with this man , he could bring me to tears with longing for him and my dreams were always in true colors of our life and how it was gonna pan out in our future..............................but, he grew up to be an old pervert  and I PERSONALLY DON'T...
    presleysshadow presleysshadow 41-45, F 6 Responses Feb 8, 2009

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    WAY, Way, Way Back When

    BUT I WAS GLAD THAT HE SWITCHED SIDES CAUSE HE WAS STARTING TO GIVE US A BAD NAME.
    fukkboii fukkboii 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 12, 2009

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    You guys are ignorant idiots.

    Michael was black and always have been. You are judging a man by his skin color. Most of you don't even know he had a skin disease called vitiligo. He had to bleach his skin so he didn't have ugly white blotches. He suffered from it, not just outside, but inside because many...
    Kitzami Kitzami 13-15, M 2 days ago

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    Thriller

    Ok this is going to sound soooo bad but here we go. On Halloween, I was telling my neighbor that it just isn't halloween until you hear thriller! I also mentioned this to my husband when we were out with a couple friends. Anyhoo, I said that I am creeped out by him and not really...
    Aminik Aminik 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 7, 2007

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    A New Beginning?.

     Now that Obama is president, will Jacko go back to being black? Gonna still need a nose though..
    paulinlv paulinlv 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 12, 2009

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    Michael Jackson my have been a man by today's standards but in his mind he was still a boy. Michael never had a normal childhood,and was frequently abused by his father. The media...
    AGothicOdyssey AGothicOdyssey 46-50, M Apr 10

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    Hii guys iam a huge michael jackson fan from my childhood so glad to meet other MJ fans yay !!!
    xanshi xanshi 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    Michael Jackson is the besttt <3
    HamHere HamHere 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I remember when there were no commercials by 1986 I had stopped watching it now it's part of what I call the jerry springer broadcast company idiots on demand scripted reality it's...
    CaptPetemoss CaptPetemoss 41-45, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have my parents to thank for my fan appreciation of Michael. It started with me going down the corridor to my dad's office, where I hear him playing Billie Jean on his music...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Mar 27

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    Michael.. The King. These photos are from to trip to the rock n roll hall of fame in Cleveland, Ohio Mike's gold belt, Smooth Criminal suit & Blue sequined jacket which he wore...
    MrMan90210 MrMan90210 22-25, M Apr 10

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    Dangerous is my favorite album, followed by Invincible, then HIStory and Blood on the Dance Floor. I have so many favorite songs, too! What I love the most about Michael is that...
    caribprincess89 caribprincess89 22-25, F Apr 4

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    I tried to catch him when I was seven... All I remember is seeing my dad covered in flour and water...
    projectgwyn101 projectgwyn101 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    I was tinkering around the computer when I found a Word document with Santa's letter, the one I got the Christmas prior. I didn't tell anyone for a few years though. Extra gifts...
    allonsyalexa allonsyalexa 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I found out my grandfathers had died. My mother's father died when I was 2. No one told me he had died so for the next year or so whenever I saw my grandmother I would greet her...
    kingshel kingshel 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    Ahh, the good ol' days. MTV in the early 2000s was the ****!
    lexix0 lexix0 16-17, F Mar 23

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    Adele performed Live At The Royal Albert Hall i wasnt there but I will never forget it she was more than amazing!!!!!!!!!! My icon xx
    4evamaureen 4evamaureen 22-25, F Mar 28

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    😐 wow was I pissed off! I didn't talk to my mom for about 2weeks 😂
    MixedLesbian MixedLesbian 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I was around 10 or 11, I always fall asleep on couch. Dad would carry me to bed and end up having backache the next day ( Sorry for being so heavy, dad. Lol) He told repetitively...
    byul1004 byul1004 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Who's excited for the new album Xscape? I'm sure many of us have heard a lot of the original songs that will be on the album, but I'm curious to see what the remixes will sound...
    caribprincess89 caribprincess89 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    Skpan80 Skpan80 13-15, F Apr 9

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    He is real! He's at the mall every year lol.
    hmmk hmmk 22-25, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    There were less 10 teen year olds talking about how Sexually freaky they were.....wtf happened to this place?
    randomkid88 randomkid88 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    It's a pity how my closest friends are eliminated from my life just because of something minor. They're all so stubborn that it's hard for them to come to me after they screw me...
    marydigital21 marydigital21 16-17, F Mar 25

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    I was born and raised as a Roman Catholic and I still am but I learned to be more open minded at an early age. I felt so lonely and I knew I wasn't from here because I knew my...
    lapluma808 lapluma808 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    Life is full of surprises, irony and twists, and one night at work I had one in mine. A few years ago after a satisfying Easter dinner with my family, I set off for an overtime...
    Justint2014 Justint2014 31-35, M Mar 24

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    I was I was eight years old and lived in a predominately white neighborhood. I was best friends with this boy name Courtney. He was white and I was black. But we didn't see color...
    peacefullover peacefullover 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 5

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    Ever since I was a child I felt that I was different from other kids including my classmates and friends. I was born in the Philippines but I never truly felt at home. I was more...
    lapluma808 lapluma808 26-30, F Mar 30

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    Ever since I was a child I felt that I was different from other kids including my classmates and friends. I was born in the Philippines but I never truly felt at home. I was more...
    lapluma808 lapluma808 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I wrote this a while ago, it seems such a long time. I was reading it again, and I'm so much happier now. I am where I'm supposed to be. I thought I was in Love. To forgive and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 29

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    I will remember how you caught my eye You admired me Just when I thought no one was looking I will remember how you chased me Making me feel like a giddy school girl A feeling...
    musicilove musicilove 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    As far Back as I can remember, my older sisters would dress me as a girl and play house with them. I really don't remember when I started to feel how good I felt being dressed in...
    ruagirl ruagirl 66-70, T 2 Responses Apr 9

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    I was 4-5 and my "favorite" cousin was 8-9.. As far back as i can remember we have always hade a adventures thing going on, wich means him touching me and me touching him.. I used...
    wrong933 wrong933 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I remember when "thongs" referred to those sandals you wore at the beach (now called flip-flops) I remember when "straight" meant either "not on drugs" or referred to a released...
    eddiecarbone eddiecarbone 61-65, M 1 Response Apr 8

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    I remember how crazy I was for her she seemed to be the cutest person in th E world for me ^_^ she was my classmate but and earlier I used to hate her , but soon the hate turned...
    1nfern0 1nfern0 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I can remember when Mom yelled at Dad for driving 20 minutes out of the way because the gas hadn't risen above $.20 yet. Arby's had 5 for 5 in high school. It meant 5 real sized...
    soloexistence soloexistence 46-50, M a week ago

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    I'm restless tonight. Preparing for a much-needed three-day trek into a black hole where technology doesn't exist....otherwise known as the backwoods of central Montana :-) It's...
    MommaBella MommaBella 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    i remember this as it was yesterday.when I was 5-6 years old, me my brother and my step brother. we were at the playground and I really had a bad stomach. I ran home to use the...
    siskrista siskrista 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    I remember in 1997-1998, I had a boyfriend name Tye. I remember him asking me to be his girlfriend while playing. This took place at a daycare. He took me behind this bookcase...
    peacefullover peacefullover 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    I remember when I used to be so fragile, so naive, so caring and trusting. 14 years old, aching to be 16 because I thought age labeled a person. I thought it would label me just as...
    BunnyGruff BunnyGruff 18-21, F Apr 8

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    And it was by no means perfect but I still remember it fondly. It was the summer of sophomore year. Me and a few of my closest friends decided to go to the lake one hot summer...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    That day she was crabby because we kind of tried to make her crabby so she wouldn't remember that her birthday was coming up (we surprised her one day before her birthday). She was...
    Waterfall003 Waterfall003 13-15 8 hrs ago

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    Yes, it was a long time ago, she was my first love and when she agreed to go out with me I could hardly believe it. I was about 16, she was beautiful, well dressed, ambitious...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M Mar 22

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    Technically, my first two kisses were in the same game of truth-or-dare in a pool when I was 15. Nothing real there. So instead, I am sharing the story of my first real kiss...
    Bellereves Bellereves 18-21, F Mar 29

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    This movie is pretty much perfect and always instantly turns my mood around. The ending is a downer, but I've seen it enough times that I'm desensitized to it. The middle act is...
    CharlesFosterKane CharlesFosterKane 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    This has been going on for way too long that I don't even remember when it began anymore. It just seems that no matter who I'm speaking to, they all have one thing in common...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F Apr 6

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    I remember when we first kissed In my porch a summers night You had to sneak into my house After midnight so no one would see you We didn't want your girlfriend to find out It was...
    ifollowmyownstar ifollowmyownstar 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago