Toni Bowers, Professor fo British literature at Pennsylvania University
This is a repost of an excellent article by Toni Bowers from the Los Angeles Review of Books.
Amazed by the author’s words that some media still say that Michael Jackson “claimed” to have had vitiligo I’ve added to her article two illustrations of what they say.
Toni Bowers is Professor of British Literature at the University of Pennsylvania. She lives in Philadelphia.
Dancing with Michael Jackson
Baltimore and its discontents
May 14th, 2015
Come and see, the moon is shining.
Come and see, the moon is walking.
Come and see, the moon is dancing.
— Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Got a feeling that we’re gonna raise the roof off!
Everybody just get down!
— Michael Jackson
BY NOW, videos of Dimitri Reeves dancing in various parts of Baltimore to the strains of Michael Jackson’s music have been watched millions of times. In the best-known clip, filmed by reporter…
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