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Music video motivates racial dialogue

Music video motivates racial dialogue

Aisha Abdi

June 5, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The image of Donald Glover shooting a hooded black person in the first few minutes of the music video “This is America” shook me. On May 5, the release of Glover’s song “This is America” helped many people see a real depiction of current events in America. The video touches on how so many...

Song promotes difficult conversation

Song promotes difficult conversation

Anna duSaire

December 13, 2017

Filed under Features Columns

Hearing a white man wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat use the N-word in the opening of a music video sets off several warning signs for me. The initial shock and intensity in the man's words is intriguing and concerning at the same time. The song and video “I’m Not Racist”, released Nov. 28, by Joyner Lucas shin...

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