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January 27, 1993 | CARLA RIVERA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Pop superstar Michael Jackson on Tuesday announced a $1.25-million program to provide drug prevention, health and counseling services to thousands of inner-city Los Angeles children who were among those most deeply stricken by last spring's civil unrest.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 27, 1993 | CARLA RIVERA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Pop superstar Michael Jackson on Tuesday announced a $1.25-million program to provide drug prevention, health and counseling services to thousands of inner-city Los Angeles children who were among those most deeply stricken by last spring's civil unrest.
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February 4, 1992 | DENNIS HUNT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Michael Jackson will begin a world tour in June that will carry the pop superstar to Eastern Europe for the first time and help fund his new humanitarian foundation designed to aid children and the environment.
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February 4, 1992 | DENNIS HUNT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Michael Jackson will begin a world tour in June that will carry the pop superstar to Eastern Europe for the first time and help fund his new humanitarian foundation designed to aid children and the environment.
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March 3, 1993 | SHAUNA SNOW, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Back Again: The once-reclusive Michael Jackson has scheduled yet another public appearance. His latest stop will be at Tuesday's Seventh Annual Soul Train Music Awards, where he will sing his R&B song "Remember the Time" and pick up a Humanitarian of the Year award recognizing his Heal the World Foundation. on KTLA.
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July 8, 2009 | TINA DAUNT
Michael Jackson left a philanthropic legacy almost as large as his cultural one. In all the financial and personal turmoil that characterized his latter years, it was easy to lose sight of the fact that he was a pioneer not only in popular music but also in charitable fundraising within the entertainment industry.
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September 30, 2009 | Chris Lee
Michael Jackson's estate filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against Heal the World Foundation, accusing the organization of cyber-squatting, trademark infringement and using the late superstar's name and likeness without permission to trick fans into thinking they are making donations to a Jackson-sanctioned cause. According to the suit filed in Los Angeles by John McClain and John Branca, special administrators for the Jackson estate, the defendants have registered for six trademarks and applied for 41 additional ones.
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March 10, 1993 | SHAUNA SNOW, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
More Michael: Pop superstar Michael Jackson announced the creation of a new independent film company dedicated to improving "this troubled world." Michael Jackson Productions Inc. will release full-length commercial feature films, with a share of profits going to Jackson's Heal the World Foundation. The first project, planned for later this year, is a film written by and starring Jackson that addresses worldwide inequality and prejudice.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 28, 1993
Children are hurting in Los Angeles' inner city. About a third of the boys and girls there grow up poor. Too many preschoolers have not had immunizations. All these youngsters need help, and one of their idols, Michael Jackson, plans to do his bit. The black pop singer has announced a $1.5-million initiative through his Heal the World Foundation to make life just a little better for thousands of inner-city children who live in South Los Angeles, East Los Angeles and the Pico-Union neighborhood.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 30, 1993 | SCOTT HARRIS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two mammoth donations from two major stars--$1.25 million from pop music's Michael Jackson and $1 million from country music's Garth Brooks--have Los Angeles charity officials asking Hollywood a pointed question about its role in helping the city recover from last spring's riots. Is that all there is?
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April 16, 1996 | ART BERMAN
MOVIES 'Diva' for Diana: Actress/pop star Diana Ross will return to the big screen for the first time in 18 years in a new version of the French film "Diva," under a deal announced Monday between TriStar Pictures and Ross' Anaid Film Productions. "Diva," released in 1982, is a story of intrigue involving an internationally acclaimed singer, gangsters, politicians and smuggling.
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January 26, 1993 | ROBIN RAUZI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Super Bowl. It's not just for sports fans anymore. Super Bowl XXVII brings head to head not only the Dallas Cowboys and the Buffalo Bills, but also two of the biggest names in pop music--Garth Brooks and Michael Jackson. Brooks is singing the national anthem. Jackson is headlining the halftime show, which in recent years has involved thousands of people, with a finale by an entertainer.
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