06/24/2010 // US // TiffNews10 // News Desk
New York – Many fans are planning tributes to Michael Jackson for the first anniversary of his death. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), fans are preparing for remembrances of various kinds on Friday one year after the legendary entertainer’s death.
DJ John Quick is quoted by the AP as stating of the crowd expected to show up for a celebration party at the Taj club in Manhattan, “They wanna celebrate his life and music… His albums are like timelines in your life. You can remember what you were doing … when ‘Thriller’ came out.”
The Apollo Theatre in Harlem is also set to host an event in honor of Jackson in its new hall of fame. Rev. Al Sharpton is quoted in the report as stating of holding a moment of silence in Harlem with his National Action Network, “I wanted to make sure that we showed that in the middle of all this that is going on in the world that Michael is someone that we would all stop for … He was more than just a singer, he was a social force, and a sense of inspiration.”
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