Dear White People

TV review by Dana Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 17+

College is complicated in series on race, sex, activism.

Netflix Drama 2017

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 6 reviews

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 8 reviews

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Funny and thought provoking with a some questionable content.

Great satire of issues of the black community. Many humorous subtle jabs at black pop culture. Most characters strive for growth amidst the realities of the real world and college life. Show addresses many issues such as: police brutality, institutionalized racism, black lives matter, white privilege, white washing, woke activism and sexual assault. Show has plethora of strong content: Profanity (particularly racial slurs) is constant along with sex scenes; ten to twenty seconds in length; not much nudity, but explicit. There is some marijuana use. A character has an abortion and shows no remorse; the ghost of her daughter appears to motivate her instead of haunt her. Homosexuality is a strong recurring topic on the show. Black male characters are often depicted in a manner that emasculates them.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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