Michael Jackson's 1991 video for "Black or White" is legendary for its incredible face-morphing sequence, the controversial ending, and its beautiful message of harmony and diversity. Looking back, it was really ahead of its time.
1.Look how accurate this vision of New York is to the reality!
2.We are very slowly learning that through the language of dance, racial bigotry will completely fade away.
3.The culture of hip-hop has spread and diverse dance parties are all the rage on stoops around America!
4.But there is still so much more to do! Michael has bigger dreams than you can imagine.
5.Like, flying in La-Z-Boys will make the world a better, more diverse place...
6....'cause we can send angry white parents to Africa! That'll show 'em.
7.We will teach them through dance. No more stereotyping!
8.We must be free to practice classical Indian dance on the highway. THIS IS AMERICA!
9.BUT WAIT, MJ MUST READ THE NEWSPAPER FIRST!
10.Yes, international brotherhood is a real possibility, if we can only dream it.
11.But only if you remember that the true masters of the metaphorical snow globe of international politics are GIANT BABIES!
12.And we must develop a thin asbestos layer to our skin so fire no longer affects us....
13....and tap into the power of the universal panther spirit!
14.Which is obviously the key to ending racism.
15.We must understand reality is a thin veneer for the differences between cultures! We are a metaphorical dance floor away from each other!!!!
17.THIS IS WHAT AMERICA SHOULD BE!
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