Tonight is gonna be hard. But join me as I watch the premiere of the final season of #PartsUnknown. Me & Tony went to Kenya. We spent time in Nairobi & on safari at Lewa Wildlife Conservancy. Watch w/ me as I livetweet. Let's celebrate him & his amazing life's work. #UnitedShades
I'll be livetweeting #PartsUnknown w/ me & Tony here. If you have any thoughts or questions I'll try to respond. It's a stunning episode. #UnitedShades #ShadesUnknown
Producer @diamondmofallon told me that part of the reason that the #LGBT segment was included in the show was because we cover those issues in #UnitedShades. #PartsUnknown #ShadesUnknown
This gym was simple and amazing. Analo Anjere doesn't charge the boxers to train and he started @Boxgirlskenya to train women. Check them out here. boxgirlskenya.com #PartsUnknown #UnitedShades #ShadesUnknown
In a weird bit of awesomeness, the safari was planned by @NextSafari that happens to be run by my friends in Berkeley. They hooked us up w/ @lewa_wildlife. nextadventure.com #PartsUnknown #UnitedShades #ShadesUnknown
I did it for Kenya. I did it for the Massai. I did it for Tony. Thank you!#PartsUnknown #UnitedShades #ShadesUnknown
The #UnitedShades crew watched tonight's #PartsUnknown. We have always been inspired by Tony & his crew. Tonight was no different. I know Tony would never have invited me w/o the work of the people pictured (& many others not pictured) to make #UnitedShades what it is. Thank you!
Maasai.

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