MJ’s “They Don’t Care About Us”

Gawker ran an article today highlighting Michael Jackson’s song, “They Don’t Care About Us.”  I loved this song from the get-go when I bought his album HIStory.  It was such a dramatic song and I loved the beat and the anger all around it.  I had known about the version of the video that was set in Brazil as that’s the only one that existed officially within the U.S., or at least so I thought.  Obviously with a lot of the unrest around Missouri and NYC and the country, the lyrics from the song have resonated for a lot of people, and not surprisingly.  This article today linked to a version of the video I never knew existed and apparently was banned at the time of its initial release – but talk about how some things just don’t seem to have changed:

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