Netflix Sets Premiere Date for Dear White PeopleYesha Callahan2/08/17 2:01pmFiled to: Dear White People Netflixdear white peopleNetflixNewsCultureDear White People series126EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalink Netflix Dear White People is finally getting its time to shine as a series on Netflix. On Tuesday the streaming service announced that the 10-episode series will premiere April 28. Advertisement Tessa Thompson will not be returning as Samantha White, but Logan Browning will take over the role. Justin Simien, the writer and director of the 2014 film, returns as executive producer, as does Julia Lebedev, as producer, and Brandon Bell as Troy Fairbanks.The series, which takes place on the fictional campus of Winchester University, will continue to follow the students’ lives as they tackle racial and cultural issues on campus. Advertisement Take a look at the preview:Yesha Callahan@yeshacallahanSenior Editor. Kinda not a people person.