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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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response Apr 17

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Now i just want to eat and watch Netflix.. And sleep.
    ashyboo221 ashyboo221 26-30, F 8 Responses Jul 1

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    Being 6 year old or even younger...dear memories from the older gang (teens?for me "the older people") calling me to come by often for only one question "Who is your favorite...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F a week ago

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    I love Michael Jackson. I identify with him on so many levels. I feel we're both misunderstood and ostracized by those we only wish to love. His music always puts me in a good mood...
    PurpleHart PurpleHart 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I remember when I fainted I fainted once, when I was seventeen. Fainting is certainly an interesting experience, and I am glad to know what it is like, though that is not how I...
    Macmann Macmann 56-60, M Jun 29

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    what do u do when ur lover was your best friend to ,,and you could talk about anything and just laugh over anything,, it hurt they left you,, but you knew it would happen ,, I the...
    notlcare notlcare 56-60 1 day ago

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    I remember him also very well. There is a really few of so tallented singers of the world. I think we must be conscious about his like about very big star. I think his life is also...
    michalmos michalmos 31-35, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Tell me what has become of my rights Am I invisible because you ignore me? Your proclamation promised me free liberty, now I'm tired of bein' the victim of shame They're throwing...
    BadAppleBadSeed BadAppleBadSeed 18-21, M Jul 17

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    When first saw her, before I could see her, I heard her. She pulled up in a sporty Honda civic, blue and blacked out windows. She stepped out of the car and my breath was lost and...
    Ategenos Ategenos 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    Those were the days. I remember I was able to learn so much from people. I joined the site in 2010 when I was 15. It seemed like a hidden gem. You knew all these people were...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    I remember back to when I was a bit younger and was constantly trying to prove my existence to people I thought mattered. I never really fit in but these people made it seem like...
    aliciam74 aliciam74 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Oh yes I was that girl, that girl that cared what people thought of her. I cared Somuch that I was never able to express how I felt, I was always worried what people would think of...
    itsjustbrit itsjustbrit 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    It used to be MTV. Now it's "RTV". Those reality shows killed it. Thank God for Vh1. Thankfully we have both in Norway, so you can still watch good, old music videos, but it's sad...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    This is going to sound like a completely made up story but here goes. And I obviously can't tell the entire story so it may include some rather large time jumps. So I was about...
    RWxo RWxo 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 29

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    My mom was too lazy to wrap my presents and Santa's with different wrapping paper haha.
    Cleanandclear Cleanandclear 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    When my bf said I love you I played it cool but in the inside I was excited I was waiting for him to say those words for a long time. Now I tell him I love you!!!
    pattyricia pattyricia 16-17, F Jul 9

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    Well I was trying to go with a girl last year, I told my good friend everything about her. After a while, I introduced my friend to that girl. After talking with her for 4 months I...
    WillsWill WillsWill 16-17, M 3 Responses Jul 10

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    He was the first guy i ever really loved. To this day i still feel in love with him even though we aren't together anymore. The conversation went like this: Me: i meant to tell you...
    chemically99 chemically99 13-15, F Jul 13

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    She met me in Rome. I had flown ahead, and spent two weeks traveling the countryside without her. When she arrived, I could barely contain myself. Her youthful vibrancy, her...
    REMx3 REMx3 46-50, M Jul 18

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    You. The first time I saw you, I thought you were the most handsome boy I had ever seen. You and your beautiful blue eyes. You were perfect to me. I told you everything, I let you...
    LoveandLoss17 LoveandLoss17 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 10

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    Say Say Say!
    AnnRhodes AnnRhodes 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    So many people want their own page in the history books. I don't. I just want to be loved while I'm here.
    reelman4372 reelman4372 31-35, M Jul 9

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    A team-building exercise, a dozen of bored kids and an exasperated guide. We're all paired up, boy-girl, in one of those little instances of heteronormativity that stick with you...
    LipstickShield LipstickShield 18-21, F Jul 13

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    I wanted to make an experience about the mascot coolspot In 2011, created a user called coolspot and then deleted my account.
    userabc123 userabc123 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Would be so good to just not care
    allhailthepizza allhailthepizza 16-17, F Jun 29

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    Worst feeling ever ..... Aaaargh
    zoey3000 zoey3000 31-35, F Jun 29

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    These ******* ain't loyal hahaja! Jealousy is an ugly monster!
    peoplesHere peoplesHere 26-30, F Jun 29

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    A few nights ago I was shot in the back like 12 times while I was running, but I don't remember who/what I was running from or why I was shot. A majority of my dreams involve me...
    tarara0414 tarara0414 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I was shot by Kermit the frog last night. All i remember, is me and Kermit standing there on the set to Michael Jackson's music video 'Beat it', when he pulled out a gun and said...
    Ryanholmes20375 Ryanholmes20375 18-21, M 5 Responses Jul 1

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    My name is Sam, as a child, my father didn't care much about me and he still doesn't. My father had me when he was a senior and my mother was a junior. After my mother gave birth...
    96Samuel96 96Samuel96 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 7

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    My name is Sam, as a child, my father didn't care much about me and he still doesn't. My father had me when he was a senior and my mother was a junior. After my mother gave birth...
    96Samuel96 96Samuel96 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 7

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    My name is Sam, as a child, my father didn't care much about me and he still doesn't. My father had me when he was a senior and my mother was a junior. After my mother gave birth...
    96Samuel96 96Samuel96 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 19

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    This might be a long post sorry in advance. When i was six years old i moved to a predominantly white area . My first day of first grade i remember walking into the classroom...
    ThePrettyOnee ThePrettyOnee 13-15 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    When I was young my mom made me wait in the car while she got an abortion. I'm pretty sure this happened. I didn't put it together as a child but looking back it makes sense. As...
    poopoofacecharlie poopoofacecharlie 26-30, M Jul 5

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    It was always an accident and it was always her head. That thing never stayed on. Sometimes I could just pop it back on and never think about what'd just happened. But other times...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F Jul 8

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    T I - No matter what 2pac - Changes Both help when I need encouragement Black Eyed Peas/ Papa Roach - Anxiety Manafest - Human Helps when I just emotionally down Manafest - Bring...
    DX2000 DX2000 22-25, M Jul 10

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    I was a dog. In some ways, I still am. I don't understand humans. I don't feel like a human. I remember my old life, bits of it so vivid that it seems like those bits happened...
    sadkitten11 sadkitten11 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    I was in 7th Grade and I had a history class where we had two teachers. I will say one of them is Mr.M and Mr.K they would team teach the class. It was only Mr.K second year and...
    ilovemrfitz ilovemrfitz 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 6

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