"Dear White People" is a satire film that looks at being black in America. CNN's Carol Costello speaks to Justin Simien, the man behind the viral video. "I'm trying to say something new about the black experience that I don't think is really out there," he said.
He is absolutely right...we have so many stories to tell...we are not just stereotypical notions...
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