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Michael Jackson: They Don't Care About Us, Prison Version (1996)

Michael Jackson: They Don't Care About Us (Prison Version) (original title)
This second version was filmed in a prison with cell mates; in the video Jackson is seen handcuffed. It also contains real footage of police attacking African Americans, the military ... See full summary »

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This second version was filmed in a prison with cell mates; in the video Jackson is seen handcuffed. It also contains real footage of police attacking African Americans, the military crackdown of the protest in the Tiananmen Square, the Ku Klux Klan, war crimes, genocide, execution, martial law, and other human rights abuses.

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Country:

USA

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English

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April 1996 (USA) See more »

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Michael Jackson: They Don't Care About Us, Prison Version See more »

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The song gained renewed attention and relevance due to its use during Black Lives Matter protests in 2014 and 2015. See more »

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15 October 2018 | by floydcarey-45342See all my reviews

Michael was so ahead of his time. He made song and videos that has so much meaning behind it. He was something else. A true icon that died to young. This video is another of his many pieces of art he created. It shows the injustices of this world. Rest in piece Michael. You will be missed.


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