The series' white characters Muffy (Caitlin Carver), Kurt (Wyatt Nash), Clifton (Erich Lane), Abigail (Sheridan Pierce), and Gabe (John Patrick Amedori) all share the problematic or racist moments that they're just now holding themselves accountable for. "I take responsibility for not posting the black square soon enough but leaving it up far too long," popular student Muffy says at one point in the video, while other students apologize for always bringing up Insecure with their Black friends… and for referring to them as their "Black friends.
On Friday, Dear White People, the Netflix series following a group of Black students at a predominantly white university, put out its own video entitled #DearUsPeople. "The white students of Winchester also want to take responsibility," the series account tweeted. "We tried to stop them.
ORIGINAL STORY: June 11, 2020— A new campaign in partnership with the NAACP and several white celebrities called “I Take Responsibility” launched today, June 11. “I Take Responsibility” challenges white people to call out racism when they see it and to commit to supporting Black lives.
However, the most on-point moment comes from the well-meaning, on-again-off-again boyfriend of the series lead Samantha White (Logan Browning). "I take responsibility for making a documentary that centered myself in a conversation about race," he says at the end, before thinking about what he's currently recording. "Shit, I'm doing it again.