This is what a 1985 issue of Ebony Magazine predicted Michael Jackson would look like in the year 2000.
HOW COULD THEY HAVE POSSIBLY KNOWN?
Read more about that and other instances of Black retrofuturism (what old timey people thought the future - TODAY - would be like) in this article from Death and Taxes magazine HERE!
It’s a hilarious and incredible read and includes predictions about race relations, fashion, technology, celebrities, politics, and more! All from Black magazines in the 1950s-1980s.
Happy Birthday, Michael!