Famous faces head to the front lines of inequality in ‘America Divided’

A group of actors step out of Hollywood and into the heart of real issues in a new Epix docuseries about inequality, “America Divided.”

From executive producers Norman Lear, Shonda Rhimes and Common, the series sends eight famous faces to different corners of the country to explore some of the socioeconomic issues plaguing the nation.

Watch an Exclusive Clip From Jesse Williams and Shonda Rhimes’ New Show America Divided

Before Jesse Williams played a doctor on Grey’s Anatomy, he worked as a teacher. In America Divided, an upcoming EPIX documentary series airing in September, Williams returns to the classroom to report on growing problems in America’s schools, heading to St. Petersburg, Fla. for an in-depth look at that school system’s student achievement gap and the so-called school-to-prison pipeline.