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MTV And Jose Antonio Vargas Present 'White People'

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Tonight, MTV aired their eye-opening “White People” documentary that gave viewers a first-hand look at white privilege through the eyes of young white people speaking on the topic with a variety of other young students of other races. As expected, the documentary sparked much discussion on social media.

Among the mixed sentiments flying around as the Twitter community locked in for the highly-anticipated special were criticism, empathy, curiosity and even anger from both the white and non-white audiences.

In case you missed out on the tense discussion, here are 11 thought-provoking tweets that sum up the reaction of the interwebs as they watched MTV tackle the controversial topics of race and white privilege.

Did you check out the “White People” documentary? What did  you think?


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