Dear White People, currently showing at the Garden Theater, is the topic for Continuing Conversations on Race on Monday, November 3, facilitated by Roberto Schiraldi and Simona Brickers. All are welcome to this safe, confidential opportunity to discuss sensitive and important issues.
Don Stryker, another Continuing Conversation regular, suggests that the movie lacked the biting satire that was promised by the trailers. He asks, Is this country ready for a really good comedy about the black experience from a black viewpoint, when the major movie going demographic is still white? If not, why and when? For his review, click here
After reading the review of Dear White People, the question might be asked – In post racial America do people realize that these stereotypes remain negative and hurtful?
The conversation will continue on Monday…