Dear White People

10 Best Episodes of Dear White People - Season 1

At a predominantly white Ivy League college, a diverse group of students navigate various forms of racial and other types of discrimination.

Written by Sophie and last updated on jul 20, 2022.

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Dear White People - S1E3

#10 - Chapter III (Season 1 - Episode 3)

Golden boy Troy schmoozes his way around campus at his dad's behest, campaigning for student body president. But his smile hides nagging doubts.

The episode was rated 7.54 from 447 votes.

Dear White People - S1E8

#9 - Chapter VIII (Season 1 - Episode 8)


To show just how pervasive Winchester's race problems are, Lionel sets out to write a feature on Troy and makes some unexpected discoveries.

The episode was rated 7.59 from 347 votes.

Dear White People - S1E2

#8 - Chapter II (Season 1 - Episode 2)

Buoyed by his front-page story on the party, shy reporter Lionel begins to come out of his shell and embrace his true identity.

The episode was rated 7.67 from 500 votes.

Dear White People - S1E9

#7 - Chapter IX (Season 1 - Episode 9)


Coco jumps at the chance to join Troy at a party for wealthy donors, but the evening leaves her questioning his priorities.

The episode was rated 7.68 from 325 votes.

Dear White People - S1E4

#6 - Chapter IV (Season 1 - Episode 4)

As Coco gears up for an exclusive soiree, a fight with Sam stirs up memories of their friendship -- and the differences that drove them apart.

The episode was rated 7.73 from 406 votes.

Dear White People - S1E1

#5 - Chapter I (Season 1 - Episode 1)


As college radio host Samantha White leads the outcry over a blackface party on campus, a revelation about her love life puts her in an awkward spot.

The episode was rated 7.74 from 695 votes.

Dear White People - S1E7

#4 - Chapter VII (Season 1 - Episode 7)

Picking up on the chemistry between Sam and Reggie, Gabe obsesses over the state of his relationship -- and makes a startling confession to Joelle.

The episode was rated 7.80 from 357 votes.

Dear White People - S1E6

#3 - Chapter VI (Season 1 - Episode 6)


Shell-shocked, Sam and company plan a protest against the campus police, while Reggie finds his own way to process the ordeal.

The episode was rated 7.95 from 375 votes.

Dear White People - S1E10

#2 - Chapter X (Season 1 - Episode 10)

With tensions running high before the town hall, Sam tries to patch up her relationship, Coco steals Troy's thunder, and Lionel makes a bold move.

The episode was rated 8.03 from 354 votes.

Dear White People - S1E5

#1 - Chapter V (Season 1 - Episode 5)


Friends drag Reggie out on the town to stop him from brooding over the revolution and Sam's new beau. But the night takes a harrowing turn.

The episode was rated 8.46 from 437 votes.

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