Michael Jackson's death brought a tragic end to a long, bizarre, sometimes farcical decline from his peak in the 1980s.
Financial woes were brought on by a lavish lifestyle and excessive legal fees.
Jun 25, 2009
In the wake of Michael Jackson's death, The AP's Alicia Quarles discusses the controversy surrounding his life and career.
At the famed Apollo Theater in NYC's Harlem district, The Reverend Al Sharpton speaks of the "shock" of losing longtime friend Michael Jackson "with no goodbye."