15 Educational Quotes From Netflix's 'Dear White People'

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We Could All Learn Something From These Dear White People Quotes

In case you forgot, Netflix's Dear White People is back for a third season on the streaming platform.

We can't wait to binge the second we get home, but before we do, we wanted to relive some of the best moments of the series so far in the form of quotes.

White people, we're especially speaking to you. Whether or not you've seen the show, we all have a lot to learn from these educational Dear White People quotes. Read through them now!

Best Dear White People Quotes

  • "Dear white people, having a black vibrator does not count as an interracial relationship." -Coco

  • "Sometimes being carefree and black is an act of revolution." -Joelle

  • "Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. For some of us maybe. There's nothing self-evident about it." -Reggie

  • "If you were a cat owner and only all cats were dying in America, if someone said to you 'all lives matter,' you'd be upset, too." -Troy

  • "All men are created equal, unless you're loud and black and possess an opinion, then all you get is a bullet." -Reggie

Educational Dear White People Quotes

  • "When you mock or belittle us, you enforce an existing system. Cops everywhere staring down the barrel of a gun at a black man don't see a human being, they see a caricature, a thug, a [n-word]. So, nah! You don't get to show up in a Halloween costume version of us and claim irony or ignorance. Not anymore." -Sam

  • "A bullet held me captive, gun in my face. Your hate misplaced, light-skin, white skin but for me, not the right skin." -Reggie

  • "The minute black kids sit together in a cafeteria, white folks cry self-segregation. Never mind that white people have always sat together and always will." -Sam

  • "Dear white people, our skin color is not a weapon. You don't have to be afraid of it." -Sam

  • "As soon as you double down on your blackness, they will double down on their bullshit... Who cares if you're woke or not if you're dead?" -Coco

Iconic Dear White People Quotes

  • "You get away with murder because you look more like them than I do. That's your light-skin privilege." -Coco

  • "How many times have we had the narrative that black men aren't good enough and that we need a white savior?" -Joelle

  • "I'm smarter than you. I'm more ambitious than you. Thirty years from now when I am the second black female president, all you'll be able to do is think about me and I won't remember your name." -Coco

  • "Dear white people, dating a black guy to piss off your parents doesn't make you down—it makes you an asshole." -Coco

  • "I thought President Obama Fixed all that." -Reggie

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