Day: February 17, 2009

JACKSONS STAR IN NIGERIA RESORT ROW

Visitors can contemplate the horror of slavery from their luxury rooms Via BBC News One of pop superstar Michael Jackson’s brothers, Marlon, is involved in a controversial plan to develop a $3.4bn (£2.4bn) slavery memorial and luxury resort in Badagry, Nigeria. The historic slave port is to be transformed through the bizarre combination of a slave history theme park and a museum dedicated to double Grammy-winning pop-soul group the Jackson Five. The idea is that the band will help attract African-American tourists []