Chapter III is the third episode of Season One on Netflix series Dear White People. The plot takes on Troy Fairbanks' perspective of the events after the movie of the same name.


Golden boy Troy schmoozes his way around campus at his dad's behest, campaigning for Student Body President. But his smile hides nagging doubts.


After Troy tries to put an end to the party at Garmin House, he notifies the campus police of the situation, accompanying them and thanking Lionel for the message. Three days after the events, he has sex with Coco. When the two finish each other, Troy comments on the scratches on his backside from the session. Next door, Lionel calls over to Troy, taking him on the offer to get a haircut. [...]

As Troy heads over to the Dean's Office, he overhears a conversation between his father and his ex Samantha. He hears that Sam had sent out the invites to the party, protesting her form of activism as a bad image for the university. She rebuffs that her actions were only exposing an issue that has been swept under the rug. When the Dean punishes her, Sam jokes that it would manipulating her viewpoint similarly to how he minimizes his son's will power to resist. [...]



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  • Troy and Sam used to date
  • Troy and Coco are sleeping together.
  • Troy is having an affair with a Winchester professor, Nika Hobbs





Dear White People
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Season One Chapter IChapter IIChapter IIIChapter IVChapter VChapter VIChapter VIIChapter VIIIChapter IXChapter X
Season Two Chapter XI