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'I'm a Virgo' on Prime Video tackles systemic racism in an absurdist love story

Director Boots Riley debuts “I’m a Virgo” on Prime Video on Friday. The seven-part series follows a 13-foot-tall Black teenage boy who exists in a world where his girlfriend has super speed and a Tony Stark-style superhero reinforces systemic racism.

Host Celeste Headlee discusses with NPR TV critic Eric Deggans.

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