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I Remember When Michael Jackson Was Black

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 124 People

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 17, 2014

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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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    I dont really think of it as a big deal or anything. In high school I had a friend who is black and I always saw her with straight hair one day she came to school and it was wavy...
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    No doubt about it! Great moments of my life have been spent in the company of black women. I remember so clearly their beauty and pure sensuality.
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    I love all kinds of women, but I find black women more attractive. Say what you like, but it is my opinion. I'd choose any woman as long as we match but if there are two, and one...
    theghostofsabotage theghostofsabotage 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Now i wanna introduce you one of very meaningful movies. Samuel l jackson is one of incredibly amazing actor.I love him. ''187'' he plays as a teacher in this movie.Almost of kids...
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    The brilliant ones who don't think just about themselves are always taken first. However the world cannot forget them. 😊
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    I love my black people but don't the ones that literally act white get on your nerves. I'm not talking about the black people that use proper English. I'm talking the ones that...
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    foReverYOURS3211 foReverYOURS3211 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Its worse when fake people waste your time on here
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    I enjoy it when my bf gets jealous ^^ I feel like he really cares about me, like he really doesn't want to lose me. I remember when he would get so over protective back in HS now...
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    *I WILL NEVER FORGET YOU*Remember when I was young and so were youand time stood still and love was all we knewYou were the first, so was IWe made love and then you criedRemember...
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