United Shades of America

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LISTEN: W. Kamau Bell Discusses Journey Into His Ancestry

The comedian talks about the challenges of researching his roots for his new docuseries, “Finding Kamau.”

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W. Kamau Bell and Hari Kondabolu Launch Election-Focused Podcast

“Politically Re-Active with W. Kamau Bell and Hari Kondabolu” debuts today.

READ: W. Kamau Bell Interviews LeVar Burton About 'Roots' Legacy and Reboot

The “United Shades of America” host interviewed the iconic “Roots” and “Star Trek: The Next Generation” actor for Mother Jones’ May/June 2016 issue. 

Watch W. Kamau Bell Explain Difference Between Racism and Prejudice to Stephen Colbert

The host of CNN’s “United Shades of America” also took a swipe at Larry Wilmore’s White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner remarks when he appeared on “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” last night. 

W. Kamau Bell Shows Us How to Fight Hate, One Awkward Conversation at a Time

With a new CNN docu-series, “United Shades of America,” and Showtime stand-up special, “Semi-Prominent Negro,” Bell continues to serve up his unique brand of race talk through the lens of never-mean jokes.

W. Kamau Bell on Attending a KKK Cross-Burning: 'You Guys Might Need Some Therapy'

Bell’s new show, “United Shades of America,” premieres on CNN on April 24.