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Well, it’s that time of year again for scary movie marathons on AMC, debating the merits of candy corn (there are none) and stupid white people stupid-ing with inappropriate costumes. Every year, I hope we move the needle closer toward a universal understanding regarding the things people should not dress up as for Halloween. But […]

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Identity is no small issue for Dear White People’s Logan Browning. Aside from her leading role as the oft-confused but always outspoken biracial firebrand Samantha White, Browning tells Refinery29 she’s spent her entire life being asked: “What are you?”

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Rainbow Johnson, portrayed by Tracee Ellis Ross on ABCs popular black-ish, frequently wears a head wrap to bed. So do Rainbow’s precocious daughter Diane, played by Marsai Martin; Rainbow’s meddling mother-in-law Ruby Johnson, played by Jenifer Lewis; and her older daughter Zoey Johnson, played by Yara Shahidi, who has gone off to grown-ish college and […]

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Go ahead and curtsy for Yvette Lee Bowser. The show creator/showrunner responsible for the creation of the iconic Living Single, and for writing on and producing shows such as A Different World, Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper and Half & Half, is showrunning season two of Netflix’s relatable, relevant and well-received Dear White People. “The show […]

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The cast of Dear White People came out to celebrate the season 2 premiere of their Netflix series at the Arclight in Hollywood on Wednesday night and TheGrio caught up with a few of our favorites to get their take on Kanye West and his descent into the sunken place. Everyone from Logan Browning to […]

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Netflix just announced the release date for Volume 2 of their hit series, Dear White People. The show will return to the streaming service for a second season on May 4 and we’ve got the first look at what’s to come. Expect to see some of your favorite characters battling out with alt-right trolls throughout […]

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Now that the turkey is in the oven and the greens are ready for the pot, it’s time to turn your attention away from the menu and focus on what you’ll be watching when the “itis” sets in. Here’s a binge-worthy list of Netflix offerings that are worth your time over the long weekend: Chewing […]

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Dear White People’s, Marque Richardson is everyone’s favorite #wokebae.  His character Reggie Green is a political activist who never holds back when it comes to asking for equal rights for black students on the Netflix show, which takes place at a fictional college campus. In a new video from, Richardson explains the importance of diversity […]

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When Justin Simien created the 2014 film Dear White People, he had no big expectations. “I think I had fears more than anything,” he said. “I was afraid that people would hate it or wouldn’t get it, so when that didn’t happen, the rest of it was sort of like gravy on the top.” On […]

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We all know how much President Donald Trump loves Twitter. It’s basically his main mode of expression, which is a tad concerning for the man leading the free world, but it is what it is at this point. The funny thing is that if you go back and read his history, there’s basically a tweet […]

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Miki Howard lived the life of R&B royalty in the late 80’s and early 90’s as a chart-topping soul singer, with hits like “Come Share My Love” and “Ain’t Nobody Like You.” But while the songstress rode the highs of fame, she also faced domestic abuse, drug addiction and betrayal. Howard’s life story is now being depicted in […]

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The ‘Racial Empathy Gap’ According to Policy Mic writer Zak Cheney-Rice, “This idea comes from […]

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It’s the first film in years that really confronts Black identities This film, produced by […]

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Dear White People is gearing up for its official theatrical release and schooling modern-day racists […]

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