White People

TV review by Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media
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Honest talk about race, privilege in thought-provoking doc.

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ignorant at best

This program is based on a premise that minorities are victims, and white Americans just don't realize their "privelidge". Ironically, there is an underlying truth to the concept, but unfortunately the root cause is never correctly explored. Progressive liberal economic policies have entrapped people in poverty, disproportionately hurting women and minorities as they tax and regulate jobs out of the country. At the same time, progressives fight to keep impoverished children from escaping failing public schools - schools that fail despite how much money we spend. Instead of exploring these underlying truths, the audience is forced to focus on the end problem itself, and comes off as being produced by someone with a clever, but radical agenda.

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