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Donald Trump should hunker down and binge watch Netflix’s Dear White People — he could learn a thing or two.

DWP follows a group of Black students at an Ivy League college dealing with race relations and social issues. What makes the show compelling, however, is the easily digestible and more often than not, humorous dialogue.

“I want to give you a little distance because if it gets too real we don’t necessarily want to talk about these things,” creator Justin Simeien told HipHollywood while on the red carpet of the series premiere. “I want to keep it at a little bit of a hyper-reality so we can really go to those places and not feel like you’re being preached at.”

HipHollywood can confirm that the show, which tackles issues like homosexuality, interracial relationships and just simply, white privilege, wrapped the day Trump was voted into the Oval. “If that’s not a haunting situation for you right there,” actor Brandon Black told us. “We had to pretend like that wasn’t happening to finish the show.”

As for the meaning of Dear White People, the program’s star Logan Browning revealed to us it’s about the idea of “young people” using their “voices because they are important, they are the future.”

Dear White People is streaming now on Netflix.


CodeBlack Could Redeem Itself With New Omar Epps, Paula Patton Flick



No shade to CodeBlack Films, but it’s last flick, All Eyes On Me, was kind of a disaster. From the poor ratings and reviews, to stars like Jada Pinkett Smith and 50 Cent slamming the film, folks just weren’t feeling it.

But that may all change with their new movie Traffik. The action-packed thriller slated for theaters April 27, 2018 stars Omar Epps, Paula Patton and Laz Alonso, and it looks pretty darn good.

Peep the trailer below.

In the film, Brea (Paula Patton) and John (Omar Epps) are off for a romantic weekend in the mountains. Isolated at a remote estate, the couple are surprised by the arrival of two friends, another couple, Darren (Laz Alonso) and Malia (Roselyn Sanchez). Just when the weekend starts to get back on track, a violent biker gang turns up and begins to torment them. The foursome are forced to fight for their lives against a gang who will stop at nothing to protect their secrets.

The film is written and directed by Deon Taylor. Patton is also a producer.

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