From the Blog
There are those who say that "alien" is a perfectly fine, neutral term, and that anyone who finds it offensive is playing word police and should just check the dictionary.
This isn't about being overly sensitive. It's about creating a society where people aren't defined by societal prejudices.
“Get out of the country, you illegals!” I yelled at the top of my lungs from the backseat of the car my friend was driving. “We don’t want you here!” You may never guess that a member of Jose Antonio Vargas’s Define American organization, which aims to create a more welcoming culture for immigrants, once yelled insults at Latino day laborers as a teenager. Furthermore, you may also never guess I am Latino myself, and that my father was once an undocumented immigrant.
Directed by Define American Founder, Jose Antonio Vargas
All New Trailer for MTV’s “White People” Asks Uncomfortable Questions On White Privilege And White Frustration
Documentary from MTV in Partnership with Pulitzer-Prize Winner Jose Antonio Vargas to Premiere Wednesday, July 22 at 8:00pm ET/PT on MTV