Dear Hollywood: Michael Jackson Was Black (and Proud)

Originally published on 1/29/16 at:¬†https://akstaggers.wordpress.com/   The casting of a white man as Michael Jackson in a TV series set in 2001 is more than unnerving. It is actually a complete contradiction of who MJ was in 2001 and throughout his life. The year 2001 was a year, that if you look and listen to Jackson himself, he was nothing but a black man ringing the alarm about racism in…