MTV wanted the documentary to spark conversation and encourage young viewers to address racial bias through honest, judgment-free dialogue.White People followed filmmaker Jose Antonio Vargas across the country as he uncovered the stories of five young white people – Samantha, Katy, Lucas, John and Dakota – from varying social, economic and educational backgrounds who shared their thoughts on white privilege, affirmative action and racial identity in modern America.

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MTV made the documentary available on, the MTV App, MTV's Facebook page and its You Tube channel, as well as on i Tunes, Amazon Instant Video and MTV's Video On Demand services.

In support of the documentary, Look Different launched, a robust resource hub empowering viewers to learn more and take action.

She is the co-host of the syndicated morning talk show, Live!

with Kelly and Ryan, in various formats since 2001.

She has studied ballet since age three, plays the piano, and in her words is "no Barbra Streisand" but can carry a tune.

Aside from local TV gigs, Ripa's first national television exposure came in 1986 when she appeared as a regular dancer on Dancin' On Air, leading into Dance Party USA.

Jose also profiles Lucas, a 21-year-old who was rarely exposed to people of color, but became passionate about racial equality and started teaching white privilege workshops.

The film documents his work as well as an emotional and thought-provoking conversation between Lucas and his conservative parents, prompting them to attend one of his workshops for the first time.

Positive coverage of the film appeared in major publications, including The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Atlantic, and The New Yorker, among other outlets.