Do you see the irony in making memes out of Childish Gambino’s ‘This Is America’?

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Childish Gambino’s “This Is America” has made its debut at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, being Donald Glover’s first ever-chart topping song.

Why is that so? Because the song packs huge messages, some of which have already been discovered, others have yet to be dissected. But of course, we want to respect the sanctity of the song’s meaning by not creating childish memes that won’t resolve anything Gambino’s This Is America stands for.

For example, Glover shows viewers a scene reminiscent to that of Dylann Roff’s mass shooting at a church in Charleston, and then strides off smiling into a dance party with students. The symbolism of the scene shows how pop culture trends as well as the entertainment industry distract America from pressing issues like gun violence.

Not to get on our high horse or anything, but when your moral compass acts up and tells you that these new memes are nothing but nonsensical videos that are ironic, you take a stand against it.

Twitter is on a roll and people outta hear it out:

How about you: would you share that meme on your feed or speak up?

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