Today in Black History: August 29, 1958 “The Birth of Michael Jackson”

Michael Jackson

On August 29, 1958, Michael Joseph Jackson “The King of Pop” was born in Gary, Indiana. Michael Jackson grew up to become the most influential pop culture icon! Michael Jackson’s Thriller, is    the highest selling album of all time. Jackson is also the first African American to have his music video played on MTV. Unfortunately, Michael Jackson passed away June 25, 2009. Even though Michael Jackson may appear to be Gone Too Soon, his legacy will continue to live on! Let’s continue to celebrate the life of this musical icon! Check out some of his classic videos below!


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