Kamau Right Now! W. Kamau Bell and KALW have teamed up to create KAMAU RIGHT NOW! a live radio and social media event that transforms the political and cultural conversation of the moment into what Kamau calls "a three-ring circus of relevance."
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Kamau Right Now!

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W. Kamau Bell and KALW have teamed up to create KAMAU RIGHT NOW! a live radio and social media event that transforms the political and cultural conversation of the moment into what Kamau calls "a three-ring circus of relevance."

Most Recent Episodes

Kamau Right Now! Live from Laney College 8/17/17

Kamau Right Now! was broadcast live from Laney College's Odell Johnson Theatre on Thursday, August 17th. W. Kamau Bell's guests included actor, director and activist Danny Glover , comedian Irene Tu , and Anita Sarkeesian , founder of Feminist Frequency . Plus, a slamming live performance from Antique Naked Soul .

Kamau Right Now! Live from Oakland's New Parish 7/20/17

The latest broadcast of Kamau Right Now! came live from The New Parish in downtown Oakland.

Kamau Right Now! Live from Oakland's New Parish 6/15/17

The latest episode of Kamau Right Now! was broadcast live from the New Parish in downtown Oakland.

Kamau Right Now! Live from the Bayview Opera House

The next episode of Kamau Right Now! was broadcast live from the newly-renovated Bayview Opera House in San Francisco .

Kamau Right Now! Live from San Francisco's Nourse Theatre

On Monday, March 23rd Kamau Right Now! will broadcast live from the Nourse Theatre in San Francisco. W. Kamau Bell 's guests are novelist & essayist Ayelet Waldman , comedian Nato Green , and media justice advocate Malkia Cyril . Plus, great live music from Soul Development .

Kamau Right Now: Live from Laney College

On Thursday, January 19th, Kamau Right Now! broadcast live from the Odell Johnson Theater at Laney College in Oakland.

Kamau Right Now! 1st Anniversary Show: Live from the Nourse Theater in SF

On Thursday, October 27th at 7pm, Kamau Right Now! broadcast live from the Nourse Theater in San Francisco. It's the show's first anniversary, and W. Kamau Bell 's guests included Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza , Death Sex & Money creator Anna Sale , and Jessi Klein , executive producer for Inside Amy Schumer and writer on Transparent . Plus, live music from Bells Atlas and the latest from Mother Jones investigative reporter Shane Bauer .

Kamau Right Now #8: Live from the Swedish-American Hall in San Francisco

On Thursday, August 18, 2016, Kamau Right Now! broadcast live from the Swedish-American Hall in San Francisco. Host W. Kamau Bell was joined by comedian Hari Kondabolu , adult entrepreneur Nenna Joiner , and the San Francisco Chronicle 's Rachel Swan . Kamau also has an Awkward Talk with a Bay Area Trump supporter and welcomed back musical guest Brontez Purnell . Subscribe to the podcast to make sure you don't miss out on future episodes, and to hear the podcast-only "after-party".

Kamau Right Now! #7: Live from the New Parish in Oakland

On Thursday, July 14, 2016, Kamau Right Now! broadcast from the New Parish in Oakland. Host W. Kamau Bell was joined by comedian Irene Tu , storyteller and showman Jamie DeWolf , and urban ethnographer Nikki Jones . Plus, an awkward talk with investigative journalist Shane Bauer and playwright-activist Sarah Shourd , and music from Martin Luther . Subscribe to the podcast to make sure you don't miss out on future episodes, and to hear the podcast-only "after-party".

Kamau Right Now #6: Live from the Starline Social Club

On June 16, 2016, Kamau Right Now! broadcast live from the Starline Social Club in Oakland.

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