Parents' Guide to

United Shades of America

By Marty Brown, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Documentary series spotlights marginalized communities.

TV CNN Educational 2016
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In this illuminating and entertaining series, Bell and his team are doing incredibly important work that needs to be seen. The episode-to-episode quality of most documentary series varies wildly because the subject matter is constantly changing -- United Shades of America is no exception, as some episodes beg to be taken more seriously than others. Most people would be surprised at the depth and breadth of American subcultures that the show covers, and Bell's curiosity and open-mindedness as he learns about each of these communities is inspiring.

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