Catching Up with W. Kamau Bell

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Since visiting us in November 2015, W. Kamau Bell has been busy with projects he could only hint at when he was here, leaving us to anticipate his next moves, so we wanted to catch up with what he’s been up to.

United Shades of America

Kamau Bell's major documentary series United Shades of America launched on CNN in April, in which he has hung out with the KKK and gone to prison—and that was just the first two episodes! Fortunately, as of this writing, his next episode takes him to spring break in Florida to talk romance with retirees and gentrification with college students.


Denzel Washington is the Greatest Actor of All Time Period

Kamau Bell's podcast Denzel Washington is the Greatest Actor of All Time Period, now in its 82nd episode, has explored the state of diversity in Hollywood long before #OscarsSoWhite was trending.

Politically Re-Active with W. Kamau Bell & Hari Kondabolu

And if all that wasn’t enough, he just launched another podcast exploring the 2016 election, Politically Re-Active with W. Kamau Bell & Hari Kondabolu, yesterday. He’s sure to have no shortage of material.

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“Just the Thing to End Racism"

Kamau Bell also was featured in an interview with the New York Times Magazine and has “Just the Thing to End Racism,” but you’ll have to read the article to find out what that is.


Dig into more of what Kamau Bell has been up to; we’ve compiled some of his most recent interviews, articles, and projects here.