7.5
33 votes
United Shades of America

United Shades of America

CNN 2016

Follow comedian and political gadfly W. Kamau Bell as he explores the far corners of our country and its various groups and subcultures.

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The 10 Best Episodes of United Shades of America

United Shades of America - S4E4

#1 - Body Politics

8.75

Season 4 - Episode 4

Kamau visits Jackson, Miss. to explore the divisive world of reproductive rights and reproductive justice, including abortion, sex education, and women's health.

The episode was rated from 12 votes.

United Shades of America - S4E8

#2 - Toxic America

8.53

Season 4 - Episode 8

Kamau visits Philadelphia and Chester, Pa., to learn about the toxic man-made disasters that have polluted these communities for generations.

The episode was rated from 15 votes.

United Shades of America - S4E7

#3 - Livingwhileblack

8.44

Season 4 - Episode 7

Kamau visits Milwaukee, the most segregated city in America, to better understand why living as a black person in America can be so challenging.

The episode was rated from 18 votes.

United Shades of America - S3E5

#4 - HBCUs

8.40

Season 3 - Episode 5

W. Kamau Bell heads to Historically Black Colleges and Universities to answer the question of why these schools are Important.

The episode was rated from 15 votes.

United Shades of America - S4E2

#5 - Not All White People

8.30

Season 4 - Episode 2

While in and around Seattle, Kamau takes a look at different forms of activism that white people are using to combat America's history of white supremacy and the rise of extreme right-wing groups across the country.

The episode was rated from 23 votes.

United Shades of America - S3E4
#6 - The Disability Community
8.28
Season 3 - Episode 4

W. Kamau Bell meets with people with physical disabilities.

The episode was rated from 18 votes.
United Shades of America - S3E2
#7 - Sikhs in America
8.23
Season 3 - Episode 2

W. Kamau Bell unravels the stereotypes of one of the most misunderstood religions in America, Sikhism.

The episode was rated from 22 votes.
United Shades of America - S4E5
#8 - The Real D.C.
8.21
Season 4 - Episode 5

Kamau takes a look at Washington, D.C. through the eyes of residents who show him the vibrant culture that is distinct from the politics that surround it.

The episode was rated from 19 votes.
United Shades of America - S6E1
#9 - Policing the Police
8.19
Season 6 - Episode 1

Kamau examines the history and current state of policing in America through the eyes of activists, organizers, politicians, victims and police themselves in his hometown of Oakland, California and the Bay Area.

The episode was rated from 16 votes.
United Shades of America - S3E7
#10 - The Canadian Way
8.13
Season 3 - Episode 7

W. Kamau Bell takes a trip up north to Canada to see if everything is truly as great as everyone says.

The episode was rated from 15 votes.

Last updated: jan 26, 2022

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I wish someone would add seasons 6 and 7! I forgot how to do it myself smh

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