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Black or White (1991)

Video  |   |  Short, Comedy, Fantasy  |  14 November 1991 (USA)
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In this video, Michael Jackson sings that it doesn't matter if you want to be his brother, it doesn't matter if you're black or white.

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In this video, Michael Jackson sings that it doesn't matter if you want to be his brother, it doesn't matter if you're black or white.

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This video was the first to use the "morphing" technique (when people of all different races morph into each other in the last minute of the song). See more »

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When Michael is dancing with the lady in the middle of the street, he holds a sheet from a newspaper. He then scrunches it into a ball and throws it away. It blows away, but then the newspaper suddenly appears right by his foot again, and is now flat and intact. Then in the next shot it has vanished again. See more »

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The pioneer of the 'music video' at his best
20 November 2004 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

When I first saw 'Black or White' I was amazed at all of the effects, costumes, sets, dancing and the overall feel of the video sends a good message. My favourite part was when Michael started doing the ethnic dances which shows how versatile he can be as a dancer and performer. However the panther section was under a lot of controversy over whether it was appropriate or not. I've seen that part and all I can say as, this is Michael Jackson dancing, moving and expressing himself just like he always has. I don't know how something like that can cause so much controversy when all the music videos nowadays are 'sexed up' and are 10 times less appropriate than anything before 1995.

Many people judge Michael as 'Thriller' being his peak but I disagree because albums like 'Bad', 'HIStory' and 'Dangerous' (which Black or White is off) provide a wider source of brilliant songs to his catalogue. But here you have the greatest entertainer/performer of the modern era with an amazing video that captivates audiences of all ages that can't take your eyes away from the spectacule.


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