Jackson Fans Campaign For School Honour

Fans of late pop legend MICHAEL JACKSON are campaigning to have his name restored to a Los Angeles school auditorium after his moniker was covered up ahead of his infamous child molestation trial.
Jackson donated money to Gardner Street Elementary School in 1989 and was a special guest at the naming ceremony.
But education officials decided to cover up Jackson's name in 2003, following comments from concerned parents, after the singer was arrested and investigated for child molestation allegations. The Thriller hitmaker was acquitted on 14 charges of child molestation in June 2005 - a year-and-a-half after he was accused.
Now loyal fans want the school to proudly display its official name, citing Jackson's acquittal, and they have started a petition on social networking website Facebook.com to have his name restored.
Organisers of Uncover Michael Jackson's Name (The Gardner St. School Issue Campaign) are asking fans to download and sign a letter to send to the school district superintendent.
Over 2,100 users had joined the movement by Thursday (01Apr10) afternoon.
Jackson died on 25 June (10) after suffering a cardiac arrest.


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The parents forgot that MJ had given money to the school and the staff did not have the nerve to take a stand.....Poor Michael I am sure this news hurt him very much..... If it were me I just might say you do not desrve to have his name up there!! They found him guilty before his trial sooooo sad... Humans can be very predictable.....
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Well said everyone. We demand justice for Michael. He had been accused for what he was inncoent. It was all for the extortion, greed and jealousy. His name should be restored and he deserves the honor.
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I teach my students how Michael Jackson will go down in history as one of the greatest human beings the world has ever seen. From a poor family and humble beginnings in a small house in Gary, Indiana, he roze to become one of the most recognized faces on the planet and one of the greatest entertainers and humanitarians of all time. He will be remembered for his love of children and concern of sick children all over the world. His humanitarian efforts will be remembered by all the schools, orphanages, hospitals and many many charities he contributed to throughout the world. His message to the world to love one another and care for our planet will also be remembered. I believe that the achievements which Michael Jackson was able to make in his short life, is a great education lesson for children all over the world. A message that gives hope to every person no matter what background they come from.
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The recently released FBI files on the singer proved they investigated him for 20 years and found nothing incriminating on him.His 30 computers did not have one single child porn on them.His emails,his phone calls were searched and they registered nothing.So why are people still judging him and calling him a creep?Because he suffered from vitiligo and anorexia and body dysmorphic disorder?Since when it is a crime to have a few mental issues?The school should reinstate his name in my opinion.
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The recently released FBI files on the singer proved they investigated him for 20 years and found nothing incriminating on him.His 30 computers did not have one single porn on them.His emails,his phone calls were searched and they registered nothing.So why are people still judging him and calling him a creep?Because he suffered from vitiligo and anorexia and body dysmorphic disorder?Since when it is a crime to have a few mental issues?The school should reinstate his name.
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WEll, I'm not from US but a big fan of Michael since childhood. I have collected all videos , articles documentaries, interviews..whatever you can imagine that's related to the king of pop. You know what? If you make one whole long video of all interviews and documentaries where he shows in, you can learn a great lesson of humanity, modesty, and extreme politeness as opposed to those press documentaries where press ghouls made money over his soul. A rational person couldn't but tell where the truth is. So if I could sign this petition, I will because the truth is very clear. People are just too blind or to naive that they tend to yeild to Press manipulations.
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I wish I lived in the area I would be right there demanding they display his name proudly. They never had a reason to cover his name in the first place. Shame shame shame. Is that what we should be teaching our kids, believe gossip and unfounded claims - EVEN after they are proven untrue. Get Micheal's name up where it belongs - he deserved better than that.
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People need to do the right thing........It was terrible what the media did to MICHAEL JACKSON...... People's tongue can sometime be like a viper stricking............His name should have been shown immediately at the school showing he was nor guilty of those nasty charged.......MICHAEL'S name should be up there NOW !!!!!!!!!!! not later, but NOW !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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