People Are Canceling Their Netflix Accounts Over New ‘Anti-White’ Show Dear White People!

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Another day, another controversy…

Earlier this week, Netflix dropped the trailer for its new show Dear White People based on the 2014 film of the same name. In the 30-second clip, the narrator politely asks White people to stop using blackface as part of their Halloween costumes.

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Almost immediately, several Twitter users called the show “anti-White” and “racist” and have subsequently deleted their subscriptions in protest.

As seen here:


On Wednesday, creator Justin Simien responded to the controversy on Facebook:

The 10-episode comedy premieres April 28. To see the controversial trailer, ch-ch-check it out (below)!

[Image via Netflix.]

Feb 9, 2017 10:25pm PST

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