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Comic W. Kamau Bell: We are living in the 'most racial America'

Center for Community Change Action | Posted 07.10.2016 | Black Voices
Center for Community Change Action

By Wendi C. Thomas PITTSBURGH - Police have one standard for black people and another for white people - and as proof, comic W. Kamau Bell played at ...

W. Kamau Bell Shares His Experience Meeting The Ku Klux Klan

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 04.26.2016 | Black Voices

W. Kamau Bell has decided to venture off into uncharted territory for his new CNN docu-series, "United Shades of America." Last Thursday, the socio-po...

Guide to Getting Uncomfortable With Race

Fiona Teng | Posted 12.21.2015 | Impact
Fiona Teng

After you've become familiar with your own racial biases, first and foremost, accept yourself for them. Wherever you come from, whatever your background, you have been taught that those racial biases are true. The true test of your character will be how you practice unlearning them.

Podcast Review: Denzel Washington is the Greatest Actor of All Time PERIOD

Marc Hershon | Posted 01.14.2015 | Comedy
Marc Hershon

Podcasting is fast becoming the busman's holiday of choice for comedians burning downtime between gigs. Case in point: Denzel Washington is the Greate...

WATCH: W. Kamau Bell On The Danger Of The White Obsession With Lupita

Posted 03.12.2014 | Black Voices

As the world continues to bask in Lupita Nyong'o’s flawless beauty and talent, many are also anticipating what’s in store for the 31-year-old act...

TOTALLY CANCELED | Posted 11.13.2013 | Comedy

FXX has only been a cable network for a little over a month, but they've already made their first cancelation. Defamer reports that FXX has canceled T...

Kamau Explains Sex vs. Gender For 'Fox & Friends'

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 11.12.2013 | Comedy

When "Fox & Friends" found out about California's new law that gives more rights to transgender students, they were mostly concerned with boys sneakin...

Please, Florida, Get Some Help

Posted 09.19.2013 | Comedy

On a very special episode of "Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell", the host and his writers hold an intervention for the state of Florida. There's n...

Sarah Silverman Is Mostly Not Racist

Posted 09.15.2013 | Comedy

Sarah Silverman stopped by "Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell" on Thursday for a slightly uncomfortable – but ultimately sweet – discussion about ...

Maggie Furlong

W. Kamau Bell: 'I Just Want To Beat Up A Russian' | Maggie Furlong | Posted 08.02.2013 | TV

"Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell" started as an under-the-radar weekly late-night show on FX, hosted by the titular comedian and executive produced ...


Posted 06.21.2013 | Comedy

"Totally Biased" took a moment on its final episode before going nightly in September to weigh in on Paula-Deen-N-Word-Gate. "So let me get this s...

Chris Rock: 'George Zimmerman Can Eat A D***'

Posted 06.14.2013 | Comedy

W. Kamau Bell and Chris Rock didn't leave any question as to what they really think about George Zimmerman, Trayvon Martin's shooter. Jury selection b...

Guys, We Can Counter Rape Culture

Mike Amato | Posted 08.10.2013 | Comedy
Mike Amato

Comics don't take well to being told they're misogynist and yet they love being told that they're offensive.

'This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things'

Posted 08.07.2013 | Comedy

"Faith in humanity" levels dipped severely last week when a Cheerios commercial featuring a mixed-race family received an abundance of racist backlash...

What We Talk About When We Talk About Rape (and Lindy West)

Fariha Roisin | Posted 08.04.2013 | Media
Fariha Roisin

Hi, I'd like to share a story. Once in New York I watched a comedy show where the last and headlining comedian made a barrage of rape jokes to much of...

5 Things to Remember While Watching Comic vs. Feminist on Totally Biased

W. Kamau Bell | Posted 08.03.2013 | Comedy
W. Kamau Bell

Could it have been better? Sure? I certainly could have done a better job of playing traffic cop. But it was exactly what I wanted it to be: a well-mannered, intelligent, often funny, and always impassioned discussion about a sensitive and charged issue that you rarely see on TV.

Jim Norton & Lindy West Debate Rape Jokes

Posted 05.31.2013 | Comedy

If you've noticed that comedians and feminists have been butting heads more and more lately, you're not alone. With "rape jokes" at the heart of the o...

This White Guy Is About To Mess Everything Up

Posted 05.10.2013 | Comedy

"Totally Biased With W. Kamau Bell" returned on Thursday and featured a riotous new segment, "Anything You Want To Say To A White Guy?" In the clip, B...


Posted 03.28.2013 | Comedy

FX announced that it's splitting off in a sister channel, FXX, and one of the biggest changes is revamping the weekly "Totally Biased with W. Kamau Be...

Katla McGlynn

Why Comedians Don't Give A F*ck If You're Offended | Katla McGlynn | Posted 01.25.2014 | Comedy

"With 140 characters, The Onion destroyed 19 years of good will," began Joe Garden, Thing X co-creator and former Onion Features Editor, at HuffPost C...

Racism Is Over! No More Racism! No More... Oh, Wait.

Posted 02.22.2013 | Comedy

Mississippi finally ratified the 13th amendment (that's the one that bans slavery) recently. Yes, that's correct -- 147 years after it was adopted as ...

SXSW Comedy Line-Up Announced!

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 03.09.2013 | Comedy

South By Southwest announced its official Comedy line-up Thursday afternoon, and as expected, the Austin-based festival has a strong mix of seasoned p...

The ACTUAL Harlem Shake

Posted 02.16.2013 | Comedy

The folks at "Totally Biased With W. Kamau Bell" felt it a moral imperative to make their own Harlem Shake video, but not without recognizing that no ...

WATCH: How To Interracial Date

Posted 02.15.2013 | Comedy

Hannibal Buress has some advice for non-black people who want to ask out a black person: Do it. Do it already. In fact, he's such an advocate that ...

Why Did He Say 'F*ck Tyler Perry'?

Posted 02.12.2013 | Comedy

"Totally Biased" host W. Kamau Bell stopped by HuffPost Live on Monday, and explained his infamous "fuck Tyler Perry" joke from his 2010 comedy album ...