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Dear White People Trailer Released

It kicks off with a tongue-in-cheek trigger warning.

Netflix has unveiled the first official trailer for its upcoming series Dear White People. The early look at the show features the jazz-pop stylings of singer-songwriter Allen Stone in his track "Perfect World," and it peeks into the tense but humorous plot with a truckload of satire. Bundle it all together, and the Dear White People trailer seems to promise that the show will retain the signature wit of writer and director Justin Simien.

Dear White People uses Simien's 2014 indie film of the same name as its source material, and Simien himself played a major role in the small-screen adaptation, penning all 10 episodes of the series. He directed the premiere episode, too.

The series centers around a diverse, eclectic group of students of color who are navigating life on their college campus. The prestigious university is dominated by white students who seem to know very little about racial inequality, prejudice, or discrimination.

Starring Logan Browning, Antoinette Robertson, DeRon Horton, John Patrick Amedori, Ashley Blaine Featherson and Marque Richardson, Dear White People "satirizes 'post-racial' America as students of color navigate a predominantly white Ivy League college."

Brandon P. Bell also reprises his role Simien's film as Troy Fairbanks, a student majoring in political science and running a campaign to become the first black student body president.

The show is helmed by Yvette Lee Bowser, who will also executive produce alongside Stephanie Allain and Julia Lebedev. Check out the full trailer in the video above.

Dear White People, one of the Netflix shows we predict will blow everyone away this year, debuts on the streaming service on April 28. Until then, check out some criminally underrated Netflix gems you just have to watch.