As fans across the world await the memorial service for Michael Jackson, The Takeaway takes a moment to discuss his legacy as a legend, a performer and as an African American man. We are joined by Time Magazine's Steven Gray.
The Takeaway joins Josh Rogosin, independent public radio producer, who has been talking to Michael Jackson fans and mourners in downtown Los Angeles. We also speak with Aaron Flournoy, a waiter at Bennigan's in Jackson's hometown of Gary, Indiana.
When news broke of Michael Jackson's death, people around his hometown of Gary, Indiana, made their way to his childhood home. Chicago Public Radio reporter Michael Puente was in Gary last night, and is on The Takeaway to talk about the scene there.
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