Featurette: Welcome to 'Dear White People' 101 - 'Stay Woke'
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Featurette: Welcome to 'Dear White People' 101 - 'Stay Woke'

"Dear White People" - NETFLIX
“Dear White People” – NETFLIX

Take a crash course in how to stay woke!

Classes begin Friday, April 28, 2017 on Netflix.

Set against the backdrop of a predominantly white Ivy League university where racial tensions bubble just below the surface, “Dear White People” is a send-up of the now post “post-racial” America that weaves together a universal story of finding one’s own identity and forging a wholly unique path. The satirical series — which picks up where the acclaimed 2014 film by the same name left off – follows a group of Winchester University’s students of color as they navigate a diverse landscape of social injustice, cultural bias, political correctness (or lack thereof) and activism in the millennial age.

Through an absurdist lens, “Dear White People” utilizes biting irony, self-deprecation and sometimes brutal honesty to hold up a mirror to the issues plaguing society today, all the while leading with laughter.

From creator and executive producer Justin Simien, “Dear White People” stars Logan Browning, Brandon P. Bell, Antoinette Robertson, DeRon Horton, John Patrick Amedori, Ashley Blaine Featherson and Marque Richardson.

Yvette Lee Bowser serves as showrunner and executive producer, with Stephanie Allain and Julia Lebedev as executive producers, as well.

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