Author: Matthew Alford Patrycja Rozbicka

Matthew Alford, Teaching Fellow: Film, Media & American Studies, University of Bath and Patrycja Rozbicka, Lecturer in Politics and International Relations, Aston University

It is a violently subversive darkly comic take on police brutality, white supremacy, and US machismo – and Childish Gambino’s music video, This is America, has been released to critical acclaim, 133,000,000 YouTube hits (and counting), and minimal backlash.