Stop Calling ‘This Is America’ Genius

This past weekend was a big one for Donald Glover. He hosted Saturday Night Live, performed under his musical alias Childish Gambino, and pretty much proved that he can do anything.

Glover also dropped visuals for his newest song, This is America.

These visuals were so simultaneously powerful and painful, it calls the watcher to do some unpacking of what they really do…

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Whitney Alese

Whitney Alese

Whitney Alese is a writer & podcaster, featured in WIRED Magazine (Sept 2020) & I-D Magazine (Dec. 2021) She is based in Philadelphia.