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What Happens When You're Tired of Saying 'Dear White People?'

What Happens When You’re Tired of Saying ‘Dear White People?’

by Jamilah King on October 27 2014, 7:00AM

It’s important to name the ways that we thrive when we’re not in opposition to something.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Did 'Dear White People' Miss the Mark on Casual Racism?

Did ‘Dear White People’ Miss the Mark on Casual Racism?

by Jamilah King on October 23 2014, 10:08AM

The focus on egregious racist acts may have hidden more common micoaggressions.

Topics: Culture

Dear White People's Naomi Ko: 'People Don't Think Asian-Americans Are Capable of Protest'

Dear White People’s Naomi Ko: ‘People Don’t Think Asian-Americans Are Capable of Protest’

by Jamilah King on October 22 2014, 12:14PM

The Korean-American actress wants to challenge the model minority myth.

Topics: Culture

'Dear White People' Courts Younger Audience, Has Big Box Office Weekend

‘Dear White People’ Courts Younger Audience, Has Big Box Office Weekend

by Jamilah King on October 20 2014, 10:26AM

The film expands to 350 theaters in the top 75 markets on October 24th

Topics: Culture

Watch 'Dear White People' Director Justin Simien on Colbert Play

Watch ‘Dear White People’ Director Justin Simien on Colbert

by Jamilah King on October 16 2014, 2:30PM

The film hits theaters nationwide this month.

Topics: Culture

PSA From 'Dear White People': The Best Athletes Aren't Always Black

PSA From ‘Dear White People’: The Best Athletes Aren’t Always Black

by Jamilah King on August 8 2014, 10:02AM

A reminder from “Dear White People”

Topics: Culture

Are Black Men Really 'Bigger?' Play

Are Black Men Really ‘Bigger?’

by Jamilah King on July 15 2014, 10:00AM

The team behind “Dear White People” is back with another PSA.

Topics: Culture

For Everyone Who's Tired of Hearing 'Not to be Racist, But...' Play

For Everyone Who’s Tired of Hearing ‘Not to be Racist, But…’

by Jamilah King on July 10 2014, 1:35PM

From the good folks with the upcoming film “Dear White People” comes this short PSA to anyone who’s ever tried to explain away their racism.

Topics: Culture

'Dear White People' Has a National Release Date Play

‘Dear White People’ Has a National Release Date

by Jamilah King on June 19 2014, 1:49PM

Mark you calendars.

Topics: Culture

'Dear White People' Gets a Big Hollywood Break Play

‘Dear White People’ Gets a Big Hollywood Break

by Jamilah King on March 20 2014, 10:30AM

It’s good news for Justin Simien’s debut comedy.

Topics: Culture

Live Chat: Dear White People and Black Student Activists Talk Race on College Campuses

Live Chat: Dear White People and Black Student Activists Talk Race on College Campuses

by Julianne Hing on March 10 2014, 3:58PM

Black students have spoken up all over social media about campus racism. Today we’re gathering together to chat about it together.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Take a Sneak Peek at Stills From 'Dear White People'

Take a Sneak Peek at Stills From ‘Dear White People’

by Jamilah King on December 6 2013, 3:00PM

Here’s a first look at some images from the new flick.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

'Dear White People' and 'Drunktown's Finest' to Screen at Sundance

‘Dear White People’ and ‘Drunktown’s Finest’ to Screen at Sundance

by Jamilah King on December 5 2013, 10:53AM

Among the 118 feature-length films that will be shown at this year’s festival are two that we’re especially excited about.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Take a Sneak Peek at the Satire 'Dear White People'

Take a Sneak Peek at the Satire ‘Dear White People’

by Jamilah King on August 30 2013, 12:24PM

A show that’s about being a black face in a white place.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

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