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W. Kamau Bell's new Netflix comedy special is Private School Negro. He says that for him, the word "negro" feels "classically, importantly black." KC Bailey/Netflix hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Comic W. Kamau Bell; Musician Frank Newsome

Bell's new Netflix special is called Private School Negro. Kevin Whitehead reviews reviews John Coltrane's Lost Album. Newsome is a former coal miner who sings a cappella in a lined-out hymn style.

W. Kamau Bell's new Netflix comedy special is Private School Negro. He says that for him, the word "negro" feels "classically, importantly black." KC Bailey/Netflix hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Comic W. Kamau Bell; Musician Frank Newsome

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