United Shades of America

CNN | 10:00 pm

In one of the more eagerly awaited episodes of this season, the new "The Time for Reparations" finds host W. Kamau Bell making a trip to New Orleans to participate in a discussion about the viability of making reparations to Black Americans for the centuries they spent in slavery. It's a hot-button topic, with opponents resisting the notion of just handing out a bunch of checks in still-to-be-determined amounts, but Bell finds others who thinks this discussion should open with white Americans simply acknowledging the scale and scope of slavery.