June 12, 2024

Kyra McCausland

Opinion: ‘Dear White People’ addresses contemporary social issues

"Dear White People" does an excellent job of drawing back the curtains that many individuals have been hiding behind when it comes to racism and its part in today's society. Although many people believe racism is a part of our past and it is not currently a part of our present, "Dear White People" challenges this way of thinking by telling the “fictional” story of four black students who are trying to navigate their way through an Ivy League college, consisting of a primarily white student population.