In a moving tribute to the late Michael Jackson, Reverend Al Sharpton addresses Michael Jackson kids at memorial held at the Staples Center today, July 7, 2009. Michael Joseph Jr. aka Prince Michael, 12; Paris Michael Katherine, 11; and Prince Michael II aka Blanket, 7, were all in attendance at their father’s memorial tribute. Read more and see the video of the Reverend Al Sharpton Michael Jackson speech.

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Prince Michael Jackson II aka Blanket


After a performance by Jennifer Hudson, Reverend Al Sharpton addresses Michael Jackson’s kids saying, “I want his children to know there was nothing strange about your daddy, it was strange what your daddy had to deal with’.” Following the speech, Sharpton received a standing ovation.

Highlights of the Reverend’s speech include the following statements, “He opened up the whole world … It was Michael Jackson that brought blacks and whites and Asians and Latinos together,” and “Michael made us love each other. Michael taught us to stand for each other.”

It is still being officially decided legally who will be permanently be caring for Michael Joseph Jr. aka Prince Michael, 12; Paris Michael Katherine, 11; and Prince Michael II aka Blanket, 7. For now, Katherine Jackson is the primary caregiver.

Watch the Reverend Al Sharpton Michael Jackson Speech video below.


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