SEATTLE — August 29th, 2018 marked the 60th birthday of the late, nice King of Pop, Michael Jackson. A celebration of this occasion, entitled ‘The Diamond Celebration,’ occurred at The Mandalay Bay lodge in Las Vegas after a particular efficiency of the Cirque Du Soleil present ‘One’. Previous to the celebration, The Michael Jackson Property introduced a partnership with a corporation often called The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Basis (ETAF) for the occasion so as to honor Michael Jackson’s humanitarian legacy.
Whereas most Jackson followers know of his sturdy friendship with the late actress Elizabeth Taylor, many may not know of her daring humanitarian work. Certainly, a lot later in her life, the actress grew to become a robust voice within the battle in opposition to AIDS. Taylor educated the world, testified earlier than Congress on behalf of Ryan White and inspired communities to mobilize in opposition to the illness, lengthy earlier than even speaking concerning the illness grew to become socially acceptable.
Although she handed away on March 23, 2011, Elizabeth Taylor’s legacy of preventing AIDS will proceed not simply within the U.S., but in addition around the globe, in nations resembling Zimbabwe, Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, Uganda and India.
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Elizabeth Taylor spoke up about AIDS when nobody else would, risking her fame and profession to face up for a trigger she knew mattered. If she had not advocated for the reality and the necessity to assist these stricken with AIDS, these affected by the illness may not have the help that they do as we speak. Consciousness and help of HIV/AIDS have change into stronger and can proceed to develop due to her efforts.
– Elizabeth Frerking