“Having a black vibrator does not count as an interracial relationship.” That sets the tone for the first full trailer for Dear White People, Netflix’s anticipated half-hour comedy series based on Justin Simien’s acclaimed debut indie feature.
Set among a diverse group of students of color as they navigate a predominantly white Ivy League college where racial tensions are often swept under the rug, Dear White People is a sendup of “post-racial” America that also weaves a universal story about forging one’s own unique path. Brandon P. Bell reprises his role from the film as Troy Fairbanks, a political science student campaigning to become the first black student president. Logan Browning, Antoinette Robertson, DeRon Horton, John Patrick Amedori and Ashley Blaine Featherson also star.
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The series is produced by Lionsgate, whose sister company Roadside Attractions released the original film in 2014.
Netflix premieres Dear White People on April 28.
Check out the trailer above.
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