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United Shades of America

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

Show Info

Network: United States CNN (2016 - now)
Schedule: Sundays at 22:00 (60 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Documentary
Episodes ordered: 7 episodes
Created by: W. Kamau Bell

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Previous Episode

Hawaii for Hawaiians

Episode 7x07; Aug 21, 2022

The word aloha has come to define Hawaiian hospitality: a warm, open-armed welcome. But on his second trip to Hawaii, W. Kamau Bell learns how that word has been commodified and corrupted to benefit transplants and how an exploitative tourism industr

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
7x07: Hawaii for HawaiiansAug 21, 2022
7x06: The Landback MovementAug 14, 2022
7x05: Asian Americans in the SpotlightAug 7, 2022
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Extra Details

Also known as:
  • United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell (United States United States)
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