Vargas encouraged the subjects of the documentary to "get all uncomfortable together" as they talked about privilege and discrimination as it applied to them.
Not surprisingly, the premiere of White People sparked a lot of conversation. #WhitePeople was trending in no time, but as was evident on Twitter and social media, there were widely dissenting opinions on the documentary itself and the issues it presented.
There were positive reactions...
The MTV #WhitePeople documentary was made to start constructive dialogue. I don't see why people are mad. Face facts, don't run from them.