What does They Don't Care About Us mean?

Michael Jackson: They Don't Care About Us Meaning

Album cover for They Don't Care About Us album cover

Song Released: 1996

They Don't Care About Us Lyrics

Skin head, dead head
Everybody gone bad
Situation, aggravation
Everybody allegation
In the suite, on the news
Everybody dog food
Bang bang, shot dead
Everybody's gone mad

All I wanna say is that
They don't really care about...


    #1 top rated interpretation:
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    Jul 14th 2012 !⃝

    I think They Don't Care About Us is about the hard times on African-Americans.It talks about racism which Africans faced.It also talks about the violence that happen on the streets as well.


    #2 top rated interpretation:
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    Apr 7th 2020 !⃝

    It's about this system The beast matrix based on satanic principle
    To begin with If this song was about his personal life only The title might have been slightly different But it plainly states "They don't care ABOUT US"
    In my view Michael meant every single victim of this system, in one form or another, himself included, of course
    As for Michael - he was such a gem of rarity the lover of peace Angel incarnated God's given talent God's given soul New earth citizen
    But am okay with the fact that he's no longer here At least he's free from the hurt and injustices caused to him by those in opposition to the truth Even if he wanted to change the world Would they allow him?
    Michael Jackson had the sheer love for human race Something the majority of world leaders fail to reflect
    Michael Jackson was too excellent for this low-vibrating system Let him rest in peace The Judgment Day is coming!!!


    #3 top rated interpretation:
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    Sep 20th 2012 !⃝

    Michael sings this song with such passion. He isn't afraid of them.He is standing up to them and warning everyone within earshot of his voice what is happening to him, and others.In the "ad libs" He implores us not to let them "infect " us. He even talks to us through sign language, to get the message out...They don't really care about us.

  4. anonymous
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    Aug 22nd 2023 !⃝

    Great song!

  5. anonymous
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    Jun 15th 2022 !⃝

    Please dont miss the message because of race. MJ wouldnt waste the energy and mind to just further exploit such a thing our words still gove rise to. He is strictly talking about those who seek to inslave us. Dead head would equate to writing a song about race. The flow needs to be full going as it does coming. He also speakes from a prison and from a country torn by america. He is saying us and is speaking to the cattle. Its us against them. Dont be a dead head. The ones who killed him are them. This is it tour. He knew.

  6. anonymous
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    Mar 31st 2022 !⃝

    They don't care about us is the song that Michael wrote against racism of African-Americans. He also states that The government doesn't do anything. He's basically saying that if Roosevelt and Martin Luther King were still living racism might've been eliminated during his time which sadly it wasn't . As he says in the song he says Skin head dead head everybody gone bad Which is basically saying that everybody's doing bad because of racism/slavery

  7. anonymous
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    Mar 9th 2020 !⃝

    It is about all world where racism

  8. anonymous
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    Dec 14th 2019 !⃝

    It's emotional and protest

  9. anonymous
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    Oct 13th 2019 !⃝

    illuminati kill mj because he try to warn us about them they use people to destroye other

  10. anonymous
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    Jul 28th 2019 !⃝

    I think because Micheal Jackson exposed the illumanati, they killed him.Explaining the song , don't you black or white me
    : Accusing him of bleaching when he has a disorder and when they wanted a white child to play the role of him when he is an African American, and he tried to earn us about the 9/11 accidents , oh I miss you you Micheal Jackson , R.I.P MJ

  11. anonymous
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    Dec 14th 2018 !⃝

    I think MJ had a point when he made this song because if you look at the video the white race is beating up the blacks and abusing the women and letting the children starve to death all to keep the one percenters like the illuminati Rothschilds skull and bone society templars masons and the Rockefellers Rich and us poor unfortunately MJ and so many others we look up to are victims of being slaves to the system just look at the music industry people like Eminem drake jay z and Beyoncé Taylor swift 50CENT Michael Jackson and Michael Jordan Lebron James snoop Dogg Dre Pac Biggie Suge knight David Hasselhoff and last but definitely not least Lisa Left Eye Lopez there is hundreds of millions of others but those are some of the most important not counting stars like lil Wayne Arianna Grande Rihanna Shakira Nicki Minaj Dwayne Johnson and millions more even including Bill Gates Warren Buffet so maybe MJ was saying don't give your life to this shit and in the end end up loosing it when you fall off from being famous or if you say something they don't like

  12. anonymous
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    May 29th 2018 !⃝

    I think this song is that All world are attacks fights about racism and discrimination.

  13. anonymous
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    Feb 10th 2018 !⃝


  14. anonymous
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    Jan 9th 2018 !⃝

    I think he was trying to warn people about what happen in 9/11 because if u look at the cover of this album you see his watch he is wearing and it says 9:11 and the background match the building in New York and da building in the cover its matches the building in New York so he was tryong to warn us about it.

  15. anonymous
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    May 3rd 2016 !⃝

    YO BRO., or YO MAN! DON"T ''JEW ME'' DOWN. This was a street term used regularly against ''anybody'' , Jew or non Jew when trying cleverly to negotiate the deals going down. I think the term came about, 'cause many Jewish people were always known to be good Merchants and smart Deal Makers, like The Money Lenders, The Money Holders, Lawyers, etc., that sometimes got accused of lying and cheating somebody down. Maybe by this Michael became a little paranoid to protest defensively and thinking that it may be still in THEIR [that became ours] bloodline that needs to learn the ART OF THE DEAL, playing the game of deal making to become the individual you wanna become. This learned tool might have been even in the Talmud that was used in the old days. Obviously, on the overall Michael became disillusioned and angry of what was happening in his life, feeling so isolated and illuminated the wrong way in and by The Music Industry that he rebelled against the lack of care and what was doing to US[the artists and musicians] that have been affecting his fans as the people, but it was not meant to be Anti-Semetic that sometimes he was accused off.

  16. anonymous
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    May 2nd 2016 !⃝

    I guess Michael Jackson felt he was being ''manipulated,used and cheated'' by The System and then ''They'' in The System became jealous and angry with him if and when he tried to outsmart them. So, I can only think by Michael using the street term like in the old days to say YO DON"T ''JEW ME'' BRO., by this I don't believe he was being anti-semetic towards Jewish people or any other groups of people personally. Michael was just saying ''They' don't care about us'', meaning the System's power Elite that has may connections to each other by the names used like [The Government, The Illuminati Communists, The Zionist Nazis, The KKK, The Masons, The Media, The Paparrazi, etc.,] who don't really care about us, unless we are at their service and work for them and if we don't agree or much worse to cross them in any serious way ''THEY'' can put you out of buisness and even capable to having GOD's Words twisted and burn down His church.

  17. anonymous
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    Aug 14th 2015 !⃝

    After he sings 'I'm here to remind you"- he then sings, actually he screams: "don't you let that infect your babies!!!!!"

  18. anonymous
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    Jul 19th 2012 !⃝

    a very best song ever.
    he is talking about the illimunati ..

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