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Berkeley Talks: W. Kamau Bell

March 16, 2018

Cultural commentator, radio and TV host, and comedian W. Kamau Bell combines humor with astute social commentary. The Berkeley resident and self-proclaimed "blerd"—or, black nerd— is host of the Emmy-winning CNN series United Shades of America, where he travels the country, engaging diverse subcultures on contentious issues like immigration, white nationalism, and gang violence. At this hometown appearance, Bell discusses his career, his podcast empire, and his recently published first book, The Awkward Thoughts of W. Kamau Bell.

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Pictured: Cal Performances presents W. Kamau Bell in Berkeley Talks, on Friday, March 16, 2018 in Zellerbach Hall.

(credit: Courtesy of W. Kamau Bell)

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