W. Kamau Bell Profile picture
“1000% Me: Growing Up Mixed” premiering Tuesday, May 2 on HBO & HBOMax
Deborah Lorich Profile picture Becky Werner Profile picture 2 subscribed
Sep 23, 2018 9 tweets 11 min read
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
Sep 4, 2018 5 tweets 4 min read
As a kid I heard, "Think Global. Act local." The older I get the more I think of that. So while the news overwhelms us everyday w/ massive problems, I've begun to focus on smaller things I can help. & @DonorsChoose helps me support my local teachers. donorschoose.org/kamau?active=t… A few months ago, @DonorsChoose noticed me tweeting out their projects & gave me a spot on their National Advisory Council. & now that's it #BackToSchool time they made me a page w/ my local schools in the East Bay whose teachers need support. Here it is! donorschoose.org/kamau?active=t…
Jul 19, 2018 4 tweets 2 min read
I find giving school kids the supplies they need to succeed is the perfect antidote for the awful news. Try it yourself.

These kids need $182 for pens, paper, pencils... YOU KNOW THE STUFF ALL STUDENTS NEED AND DESERVE!!! donorschoose.org/project/suppli… You all knocked that one out quick! Here's another @DonorsChoose. Kids. Need. Books. donorschoose.org/project/bringi…
Jun 18, 2018 4 tweets 3 min read
This is about to begin... again. #UnitedShades That white guy next to me works on #UnitedShades. Tommy is THE BEST!!!!
May 7, 2018 13 tweets 11 min read
This is the official #UnitedShades Sikhs in America thread. Respond here if you want to make sure I see your tweet. #SikhsOnTV I love the opening of this show. It makes a bigger point overall about America and "religious freedom". #UnitedShades
Apr 14, 2018 18 tweets 6 min read
As a Black man who was kicked out of a coffee shop in 2015 (not Starbucks but The Elmwood Cafe in Berkeley, CA) I have some thoughts. When I was kicked out, I was nervous they might call the cops. But they didn't. Probably because I was with my wife & her white skin. 1/ (If you don't know the story of my getting kicked out of The Elmwood Cafe in Berkeley California, I told the story on @ThisAmerLife a couple months later. You can listen here.) But here I sit 3 years later & NOTHING has changed... 1/2 thisamericanlife.org/557/birds-bees…
Apr 9, 2018 15 tweets 5 min read
The Simpsons, 1989 - 2018 #RIP 😢 I think the fact that they put this "argument" in the mouth of Lisa's character, the character who usually champions the underdogs and is supposed to be the most thoughtful and liberal, is what makes this the most ridiculous (as in worthy of ridicule) and toothless response.
Sep 27, 2017 9 tweets 3 min read
THREAD. Wanna help Puerto Rico? If you are a US citizen, of course you do, because they are too! Here's what you do. #PuertoRicoStrong👇🏿🇺🇸✊🏿 1. Call congress (202) 224-3121 & tell them to release disaster aid now & freeze & eventually forgive Puerto Rico's debt. #PuertoRicoStrong