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Season 1

  • S01E01 The New KKK

    • April 24, 2016
    • CNN

    Despite their dwindling numbers over the decades, the notorious white supremacist group, the Klu Klux Klan, seek to reignite the flames of white power with a new message; W. Kamau Bell heads to the South to speak to KKK members.

  • S01E02 Behind These Walls

    • May 1, 2016
    • CNN

    W. Kamau Bell speaks to prisoners of the infamous San Quentin prison to hear their individual, real stories about life inside the prison and what it has turned them into.

  • S01E03 Latino, USA

    • May 8, 2016
    • CNN

    The population of East Los Angeles is over 90 percent Latino; they are predicted to be the majority population of Americans by 2044; W. Kamau Bell speaks to many Latinos who are fighting prejudice and spreading the message of tolerance.

  • S01E04 Protect and Serve?

    • May 15, 2016
    • CNN

    Camden, New Jersey has a reputation as one of the country's most dangerous cities; W. Kamau Bell heads there to see if a newly implemented community policing program is helping the relationship between citizens and the police force.

  • S01E05 Off The Grid

    • May 22, 2016
    • CNN

    W. Kamal Bell visits people in North Carolina and Tennessee who are living completely off the grid; inside the tiny house movement; legendary Summer of Love commune, The Farm; doomsday prepper who refuses to be identified.

  • S01E06 Is It Cool to Be Hip?

    • May 29, 2016
    • CNN

    W. Kamau Bell is off to speak to the people of Portland, Oregon where the result of a massive influx of hipsters appears to be gentrification; he inquires as to how this has affected the local neighborhoods.

  • S01E07 The Last Frontier

    • June 5, 2016
    • CNN

    W. Kamau Bell visits the Inuit people of Barrow, Alaska, 320 miles north of the Arctic Circle, where this town, only accessible by plane, is fighting to hold on to its traditions as large companies seek to acquire their natural resources.

  • S01E08 The Fountain of Youth

    • June 12, 2016
    • CNN

    Kamau Bell searches for the fountain of youth. He heads to Daytona Beach, Florida and gets schooled on 'beachin.'

Season 2

  • S02E01 Immigrants and Refugees

    • April 30, 2017
    • CNN

    W. Kamau Bell enjoys an abundant cross-section of immigrants who come to this country from all over the world to make a better life.

  • S02E02 Chicago Gangs

    • May 7, 2017
    • CNN

    W. Kamau Bell goes to the heart of Chicago gang territory to explore the truth about violence in the city.

  • S02E03 Native 'Americans'

    • May 14, 2017
    • CNN

    Kamau goes to the Dakotas to bring light onto the indigenous people mistakenly called Native Americans.

  • S02E04 Muslims in Small Town America

    • May 21, 2017
    • CNN

    W. Kamau Bell meets Muslims in Michigan who are eager to explain that practitioners of Islam aren't what people assume they are.

  • S02E05 Kamau Buys a Gun

    • June 4, 2017
    • CNN

    W. Kamau Bell, a critic of gun laws in America, buys a 357 Magnum.

  • S02E06 Puerto Ricans and Puerto Rico

    • June 11, 2017
    • CNN

    W. Kamau Bell unlocks some of the myths of Puerto Ricans; a journey from New York City to Puerto Rico itself.

  • S02E07 Appalachian Coal Country

    • June 18, 2017
    • CNN

    The Appalachian region has a rich history and optimism, despite being one of the hardest-hit countries economically; W. Kamau Bell plans to mine.

  • S02E08 It's Chinatown!

    • June 25, 2017
    • CNN

    W. Kamau Bell visits San Francisco's Chinatown; what it means to be American while culturally connected to another country.

Season 3

  • S03E01 The Border

    • April 29, 2018
    • CNN

    W. Kamau Bell heads to the U.S. Mexico border to find out what life is like for the people who live there.

  • S03E02 Sikhs in America

    • May 6, 2018
    • CNN

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

  • S03E03 The South Carolina Gullah

    • May 13, 2018
    • CNN

    W. Kamau Bell visits the coast of South Carolina to meet the Gullah Geechee people.

  • S03E04 The Disability Community

    • May 20, 2018
    • CNN

    W. Kamau Bell meets with people with physical disabilities.

  • S03E05 HBCUs

    • June 3, 2018
    • CNN

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

  • S03E06 Sweet Home (Mobile) Alabama

    • June 17, 2018
    • CNN

    W. Kamau Bell heads down south to debunk some myths while also retracing his family roots with his father.

  • S03E07 The Canadian Way

    • June 24, 2018
    • CNN

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

  • S03E08 Native Hawaii

    • July 1, 2018
    • CNN

    W. Kamau Bell visits the islands of Hawaii.

Season 4

  • S04E01 Megachurches

    • April 28, 2019
    • CNN

    Kamau visits Dallas—the home of the Megachurch, to find out what is creating the new face of Christianity today, in a city where church and state are far from separate.

  • S04E02 Not All White People

    • May 5, 2019
    • CNN

    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.

  • S04E03 Hmong Americans And The Secret War

    • May 12, 2019
    • CNN

    Kamau meets members of the Hmong community brought to America after the Laotian Civil War forced their expulsion, and learns the multigenerational stories of loss, perseverance, and hope that make up their American journey.

  • S04E04 Body Politics

    • May 19, 2019
    • CNN

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

  • S04E05 The Real D.C.

    • May 26, 2019
    • CNN

    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.

  • S04E06 Out and Proud Salt Lake

    • June 2, 2019
    • CNN

    Kamau visits Salt Lake City to explore the growing LGBTQ community living in the epicenter of the Mormon faith.

  • S04E07 Livingwhileblack

    • June 9, 2019
    • CNN

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

  • S04E08 Toxic America

    • June 16, 2019
    • CNN

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

Season 5

  • S05E01 Where Do We Even Start With White Supremacy?

    • July 19, 2020
    • CNN

    White supremacy in America, explained How our new war collided with an old fight -- and put Black Americans on the frontlines. We're living in a perfect storm for extremist recruitment. Five questions on America's racial reckoning. The one word that Tree of Life's rabbi refuses to say.

  • S05E02 All-American Family Farms

    • July 26, 2020
    • CNN

    How we can fix America's broken food supply chain? A nightmare scenario for farmers is happening right now. 'Essential' farmworkers feel underpaid and at risk.

  • S05E03 Going to Public School

    • August 2, 2020
    • CNN

    A look into the public education system of two contrasting school districts in Cleveland, Ohio.

  • S05E04 The Gig Economy

    • August 9, 2020
    • CNN

    Across the United States, the fastest-growing category of new jobs is gig work, spurred on by tech companies and their never-ending stream of apps; low and uncertain incomes have replaced benefits.

  • S05E05 The Time for Reparations

    • August 16, 2020
    • CNN

    W. Kamau Bell heads to New Orleans to explore the topic of reparations.

  • S05E06 Venezuelans in Florida

    • August 23, 2020
    • CNN

    W. Kamau Bell heads to South Florida, home of the largest number of Venezuelans in the United States, to understand the crisis that led them to seek asylum.

  • S05E07 The Homeless Crisis in LA

    • August 30, 2020
    • CNN

    W. Kamau Bell visits Los Angeles to explore the homelessness crisis.

  • S05E08 Iranian-Americans in New York

    • August 30, 2020
    • CNN

    W. Kamau Bell visits New York City to meet with Iranian immigrants to learn about their American experience.

Season 6

  • S06E01 Policing the Police

    • May 2, 2021

    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.

  • S06E02 Black To The Future

    • May 9, 2021

    Kamau visits Atlanta and digs deep into the discrimination and racism that lingers in programs like STEM; he looks at efforts to build a more inclusive workforce for the globally competitive future in technology and space.

  • S06E03 Power Of Protest

    • May 16, 2021

  • S06E04 Episode 4

    • May 23, 2021

  • S06E05 Episode 5

    • May 30, 2021

  • S06E06 Episode 6

    • June 6, 2021

  • S06E07 Episode 7

    • June 13, 2021