He watched The Help in the company of his mother, who did work as a maid for some time during that Jim Crow intersection of the Civil Rights era.
Here are some tweets Wendell made about it. An example:
I never knew my mother had raised white children until we saw this movie.I was shocked.She was hurt by the film.She thought it was an insult.
Tweet responses posted to Pierce's are included, some of which are -- duh -- stupid.