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    The Difficulty in Defining Donald Glover’s ‘This is America’
    It’s powerful, problematic, and its motives are unclear. Donald Glover (aka Childish Gambino) posing as if firing a gun in the music video for “This is America”.

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    Kitanya Harrison
    May 7


    I woke up on Sunday morning to see #ThisIsAmerica trending, and clicked through to find Childish Gambino’s new music video on YouTube. The first viewing reinforced my thoughts on Donald Glover (aka Childish Gambino): He’s carving out a unique place for himself in American popular culture — a place that’s difficult to define because it’s somewhere between commercial success and subversion, this is America is an indictment of a…

    https://medium.com/s/story/this-is-america-dont-catch-me-slipping-8f1072f730e9

    The Difficulty in Defining Donald Glover’s ‘This is America’

    I woke up on Sunday morning to see #ThisIsAmerica trending, and clicked through to find Childish Gambino’s new music video on YouTube. The first viewing reinforced my thoughts on Donald Glover (aka…
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    “Blackface” is a style of theatrical makeup that originated in the United States, and is used to make a white actor look like a Black person ...