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United Shades of America 

W. Kamau Bell travels America and dives into issues in America such as racism, incarceration, and more.
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Won 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 11 nominations. See more awards »

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W. Kamau Bell ...  Himself - Host / ... 27 episodes, 2016-2019
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Comic and political provocateur W. Kamau Bell hosts this CNN original documentary series in which he travels to the far corners of America to explore race-based subcultures. Using humor to soften his experiences, Bell willingly subjects himself to awkward situations -- like attending a cross-burning, hate-mongering Ku Klux Klan session -- to demonstrate "the many diverse and colorful definitions of America," CNN says. Bell also visits a gated retirement community, experiences inner-city policing, spends time with spring break revelers, speaks to prison inmates, and travels to the Last Frontier. Written by Jwelch5742

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23 April 2016 (USA) See more »

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Why Do I Hate

Im a 60yr Old White Male I Hate White People And Myself But Dont Really Know Why. Why Do I Blame White People For The Bblack Peoples Plight? I Hate White Hispanics Too But Why Cant I Hate White Bblacks Like Obama Why Why? I Cant Even Blame Bblack People For Bblack on Bblack Crimes Why? I Dont Hate White Male Democrats Only White Male Republicans Why Why Do I Feel This Way?? I Hate My White Father And White Grandfather Even Though They Were Just Hardworking Men Who Took Care Of There Families And Didnt Hate Nobody. Why Do I Hate So Much All I Do Is Work And Watch The Evening News And TV Shows Like This. Im So Confused After Watching This Show Because The Main Character Really Hates Me,And Now I Hate Myself And All White People..


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