Police Brutality, Fear of Blackness, and the Layers of Childish Gambino’s “Boogieman”

“With the gun in your hand, I’m the boogieman…I’m gonna come and get you!”

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“Awaken, My Love” album cover

Joshua Adams is a writer and journalist from Chicago. UVA & USC. Taught media and communication at DePaul & Salem State. Twitter: @journojoshua

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