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United Shades of America returns for season three

The critically-acclaimed, Emmy Award-winning CNN Original Series, United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell, returns for its third season on Sunday, April 29, at 10:15 p.m. ET/PT, following the super-sized season 11 premiere of Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown, CNN has announced.

The eight-episode docuseries 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 season three, Bell heads to the border, visits the coast of South Carolina to meet the Gullah Geechee people, travels to Hawaii to talk to natives, heads up north to Canada, meets with students at Historical Black Colleges and Universities, explores Sikhism in America, talks to members of the disabled community, and visits his dad in Mobile, Alabama to retrace his family roots.

In the season premiere, The Border, Kamau travels to the U.S./Mexico border to find out what life is like for people living there and talk about the proposed new wall.


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