America Made Me Black is a documentary that aims to highlight the relational tensions present within the black community in America. The film follows MaryBeth Omido, a first-generation Kenyan-American who has experienced these tensions in her own life and wrestles with where she belongs as a "third culture kid".  Seeking to dive into the conversation of blackness in America, MaryBeth hears stories from black Americans, African immigrants, and Afro-latinos about how they have walked through these tensions and what it means to be black in America.