hit meh: Childish Gambino ‘This is America’



This is the best video I’ve ever seen right now, art, art, art, art, art, art, art

immediate mind-clucks:

  • SHERRIE MOTHER LOVING SILVER. Sherrie Silver is the choreographer and one of the featured dancers in this video. A Rwandan choreographer, actress, worker with youth, dancer, social media star; been following her work for a while, a lot of us dancers and/or social media/social dance lovers and practitioners have.  Symbolically, this was a head nod to the culture, while interrogating if head nods to the ‘culture’ are enough. And also that there is so so so, always so much behind the dancing, behind the joy. So much deliberate, seething, intentional, strategic, magic. Get into her work beyond and behind entertainment, in her country, she is and has been doing it: IG:  @sherriesilver .

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#buyblackfor30: i wanna live in a black-owned building/it’s time to sue everyone

landlords are still trying it. treating us like we, deadass, don’t matter.

and it’s making me so angry (er).

K. So when people keep trying you, this is what happens!:

1. you pretend you’re in a rap battle with them in the wee hours of the morning where you are drake and they are meek mills and you crush them. Continue reading “#buyblackfor30: i wanna live in a black-owned building/it’s time to sue everyone”