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Jose Antonio Vargas, director of the MTV documentary White People, joined Roland Martin on News One Now to discuss how millennials view White privilege and race relations in America.
Martin, host of NewsOne Now, described the conversations captured in the film as “kind of complicated” and extremely uncomfortable.
Of the documentary White People from MTV:
What does it mean to be white? MTV’s ‘White People’ is a groundbreaking documentary on race that aims to answer that question from the viewpoint of young white people living in America today. The film follows Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and filmmaker, Jose Antonio Vargas, as he travels across the country to get this complicated conversation started. ‘White People’ asks what’s fair when it comes to affirmative action, if colorblindness is a good thing, what privilege really means, and what it’s like to become the “white minority” in your neighborhood. For…
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