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What 'Dear White People' hopes to accomplish




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Cast members of "Dear White People," which was produced by Effie Brown and directed by Justin Simien.

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A vote begins today on the UCLA campus on the possibility of requiring all undergrads to take a course in diversity.

Such a class would definitely come in handy on the campus of the prestigious and quite racially diverse Winchester University.

It's not a real university, but it is the setting of the new film "Dear White People."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XwJhmqLU0so

That title refers to a campus radio show hosted by a young biracial woman named Sam, who's part Lisa Bonet, part Angela Davis.

"Dear White People" was written and directed by Justin Simien who spoke to Take Two from Austin, Texas about the film.