Black Positive People : W. Kamau Bell Confronts the Klan on His New CNN Show

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    In the Spirit of Confrontation,



    CNN’s W. Kamau Bell Samples Racism Like Anthony Bourdain Samples Food

    Comedian W. Kamau Bell talks about his new CNN show United Shades of America and why he’s not ready to be one of Bernie Sanders’ black “surrogates”



    ... “Because I’m a somewhat famous person, I get to decide how to end racism in America?” he wonders aloud, laughing.

    Ending racism is a tall order for a “semi-prominent” comedian like Bell, who, up until now was best known for his short-lived late-night talk show Totally Biased and an unfortunate incident of real-life discrimination that he turned into a popular This American Life story. But with his CNN show, he is at least trying to remind people that racism still exists ...

    http://www.thedailybeast.com/articl...acism-like-anthony-bourdain-samples-food.html


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    3 Things W. Kamau Bell Learned About the KKK While Making United Shades of America


    On the first episode of his new CNN series, United Shades of America, comedian W. Kamau Bell meets with various representatives of the Ku Klux Klan. We asked Bell what he was most surprised to learn about the Klan of today when he was working on this episode. Here are three things he discovered about the Klan.

    1. “Just because there’s not a lot of them doesn’t mean they’re not scary” ...


    http://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2016/04/3-things-w-kamau-bell-learned-about-the-kkk-while.html


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    Also read our feature on W. Kamau Bell’s new show United Shades of America


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    W. Kamau Bell Confronts the Klan on His New CNN Show

    Early in the first episode of United Shades of America, comedian W. Kamau Bell, who is black, heads down a dark back road at night to meet with a representative from the Ku Klux Klan. It’s as tense as you’d probably imagine, with Bell and a CNN camera crew on the outskirts of a small, remote town in the South, waiting for a signal from a full-fledged member of the most notorious hate group in American history ...

    http://www.pastemagazine.com/articl...ll-confronts-the-klan-on-his-new-cnn-sho.html

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    Also read our interview with W. Kamau Bell on three things he learned about the Klan while making United Shades of America


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