In season 2, Dear White People takes on trauma and the internet
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In April 2017, when the first season of Netflixs acclaimed Dear White People premiered, many critics and viewers remarked on how timely it was. After all, the half-hour series which deeply explored topics such as racism, black identity, and the myth of the post-racial society debuted just a few months after Donald Trump was sworn into office. Season 2, which premiered on Friday, May 4th, focuses largely on the resurgence of white supremacists, alt-right trolls on the internet, and the psychological effects of racial trauma. Its sure to be heralded as just as timely if not more. But the timely description also feels a little easy: when havent these subjects been timely within the black community?
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