Tayo’s OUR ROOTS Black History Month Cartoon Series Features Michael Jackson

Sources: Tayo | Edited By – All Things Michael

TAYO Fatunla is a cartoonist, designer, illustrator, caricaturist, storyteller and cartoon tutor. In additional to being a visual communicator and motivational speaker, he is also a member of CartoonArts International/New York Times Syndicate, Cartoon Movement, Cartooning For Peace and Cagle.com.

For Black History Month, he has created a collection of cartoon illustrations of famous black Americans entitled OUR ROOTS.


Caption: Michael Jackson

At the age of 21, King of Pop, Michael Joseph Jackson (1958-2009) was already a legend in popular music having enjoyed success with his brothers as lead singer of the Jackson Five and later lead singer with the Jacksons. His many changing faces is now part of global history.

Jackson was born in Gary, Indiana of native american Indian descendants. Jackson’s “Thriller” (1982) is the biggest selling record in history which helped to breakdown racial barriers. He was a singer, writer, actor, dancer and shrewd businessman.

Michael Jackson the entertainer with the most universal appeal in human history had notable hit songs such as “Billie Jean,” “Black or White,” “Ben,” and “Smooth Criminal.”

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