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Hidden Meanings Behind Childish Gambino’s ‘This Is America’ Video Explained

♪ This is America ♪ – Childish Gambino’s This Is America has become an overnight cultural phenomenon. And, it’s definitely the kind of video you have to watch more than once. Throughout the piece, Gambino plays the complex role of America herself, from violence, to the use of entertainment as a distraction. He’s playing both the caricature and the ring...

Kimberlé Crenshaw, “Race, Gender, Inequality and Intersectionality”

So we already heard about both the ideological and material dimensions of contemporary patterns of racial inequality. I’m going to talk about the way that law frames those questions. Now, let’s just pause for moment and knowledge that the frame “black lives matter” could simply be an observational fact, just part of a background reality, no more political or no...