Arthur Jafa’s Love Is the Message, the Message Is Death: a story of black American struggle

By Skye Sherwin

Amid this film of found footage – featuring Barack Obama, Beyoncé, Martin Luther King and the Notorious BIG – there's a baseline of institutionalised racism

When Jafa's seven-minute montage film set to Kanye West's Ultralight Beam debuted in New York last year as Trump became president, its power was immediately recognised.

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