On 10th anniversary of Michael Jackson's death, can we listen to his music with a clear conscience?

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Michael Jackson mural in Los Angeles. Photo credit: Laurie Avocado (CC BY 2.0)

Ten years ago today, pop superstar Michael Jackson died at age 50. It was a shocking event that took over the news, and vigils popped up instantly worldwide. Now, a decade later, what do we make of his death and legacy, especially after the release of the documentary Leaving Neverland, in which two men talked about being sexually abused by Jackson as kids?

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Guests:
Anthony Valadez - Host of 'Anthony Valadez' - @anthonyvaladez, Ann Powers - NPR music critic, author of ”Good Booty: Love and Sex, Black and White, Body and Soul in American Music” - @annkpowers

Host:
Steve Chiotakis

Producers:
Christian Bordal, Kathryn Barnes, Amy Ta