'United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell' Features HBCUs

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LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, Pa.- CNN's award-winning original documentary series "United Shades of America With W. Kamau Bell" follows sociopolitical comedian W. Kamau Bell as he explores communities across the country, using humor to start a conversation about race and how our differences unite and divide us.

In the upcoming episode of season 3, Bell visits Historically Black Colleges and Universities including Lincoln University, Morris Brown College, Spelman College, and Morehouse College. The HBCU episode will air Sunday, June 3, at 10 p.m. on CNN.


W. Kamau Bell (center) with Sterling Sims (left) and Sterling's father, Guy Sims '83.

Bell visited Lincoln’s campus in October 2017 during Homecoming and Inauguration weekend. In the clip below he interviews several students, including Sterling Sims, a second year student studying sociology from Blacksburg, Virginia, and his father, author and former Board of Trustee member Guy Sims ’83.

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'United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell' is produced by Main Event Media and All3Media America with Bell, Jimmy Fox, Donny Jackson, Gregory J. Lipstone, Layla Smith, Amy Entelis and Lizzie Fox serving as executive producers. 

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