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What the hell should we do with Michael Jackson?

Jackson was, without a doubt, one of the most electrifying performers to ever step foot on a stage. His music is timeless. His videos are some of the most creative ever produced, and his dance moves were out of this world.

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MTV’s “Controversial” Documentary on White People Premieres Tonight

Critics say the film’s attempts are only “skin-deep”

White People, the much-anticipated documentary directed and hosted by Define American’s Jose Antonio Vargas, premieres tonight on MTV. Even if the film doesn’t deliver on its promise to deliver an “open conversation,” it will certainly instigate at least a week’s worth of reviews, think pieces, and hot takes, so it will behoove you to be familiar with the premise (there are already very strong opinions about it). The documentary follows Vargas, an undocumented immigrant from the Philippines, as he travels around the country to interview five young white people about their racial identity and perceptions of race.

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Snoop Lion on Gun Control: End the Violence, Move Forward in Peace and Love

Growing up in the streets of Long Beach, I’ve seen lots of homies fall victim to gun violence.

Growing up in the streets of Long Beach, I’ve seen lots of homies fall victim to gun violence. Whether they were the ones behind the barrel or in front, in the end it never worked out. As I hear more and more stories in the news about violent acts of terror and school shootings that leave innocent kids dead, it makes me upset to live in a world full of negativity. Now more than ever, I feel the need to speak up and encourage our youth to come together to stop gun violence. That’s why I started my "No Guns Allowed" movement, inspired by my song of the same name that features my nephew Drake and my daughter, Cori B.

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Now and Then: "The Boy Is Mine" Vs. "Telephone"

Nineties divas Brandy and Monica go head-to-head with current pop queens Lady Gaga and Beyoncé, in the third round of our "Now and Then" series.

In our week-long series, Now and Then, GOOD writers each choose a beloved piece of pop culture from back in the day and pit it against its modern-day equivalent, with a fresh pair of adult eyes. May the best zeitgeist win.

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How Well Do You Know Your Neighbors?

In an age where online communities often get more attention than our real-life ones, what's the role of the neighborhood?

In an age when online communities often get more attention than our real-life ones, what's the role of the neighborhood? We ask the question after reading a fantastic essay for Zocalo Public Square written by Jennifer Ferro, the general manager for the Santa Monica-based public radio station KCRW. As Ferro describes the changing relationship with her own neighbors, she highlights issues that many of us are likely facing on our own blocks.

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Jon Stewart's Cribs: Teachers Edition Exposes Lavish Lifestyles

Heard that teachers get paid too much and barely work at all? The Daily Show host takes us on an MTV-style journey inside their lavish lifestyles.

Jon Stewart has been on a roll lately pointing out the hypocritical scapegoating of public school teachers, and last night's episode of The Daily Show was no exception. The show debuted a new MTV-style series Cribs: Teacher Edition that spotlights the lavish lifestyle of "the real villains, the teachers, who so cavalierly drain Wisconsin and America dry."

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