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'Dear White People' makes you laugh at things that make you furious
'Dear White People' makes you laugh at things that make you furious

Does choosing the Syfy network over ESPN mean you're too white? If you like Robert Altman's films more than Tyler Perry's, are you not black enough? These are the sorts of probing questions peppered throughout "Dear White People," first-time feature director Justin Simien's often hysterical look at the otherwise not-so-funny state of race relations in America. Set on the campus of a fictional Ivy League school, a handful of black students must navigate Winchester University's institutionalized racism and its new, yet equally misguided notions about equality (racism is a thing of the past, according to the school president). It's in this...

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