White privilege is a term that has recently floated into every comment section of the internet and many conversations IRL. But what exactly is it? Curious to find an answer, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and filmmaker Jose Antonio Vargas went on a documented journey of probing discussions and uncomfortable forums to understand the entitlements attached to white privilege. What he learned forms the centerpiece of a new documentary on MTV, White People, whose first trailer recently came out. Watch as Vargas conducts conversations with various people, forcing them to acknowledge the way their race automatically braces them with a certain prerogative and to confront uncomfortable truths. The film will premiere July 22 at 8/7c on MTV, and you can see the trailer, above.
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