Black History Month. Gov. Ralph Northam and Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax's blackface debacle and Roddy's plan for them moving forward. 21 Savage. New R.Kelly video. Jussie Smollet. To be white in America in 2019. Roddy's issue with Kandi Burruss. Cardi B's Grammy win brings about questions. Mo'Nique and Steve Harvey interview. Passive aggressive workplace when you're black. The Wall. Faun gets serious about student loans! AOC. Keeping It Real with Roddy. New anime alert: The Promised Neverland. Star Trek Discovery. DC Universe's Titans. Rupaul's Drag Race: All-Stars 4 recap. Game of Thrones anxiety. Will Smith as the Genie in Aladdin.
Shade Roasting on an Open Fire
Cuffing season. Tumblr removing adult content. Starbucks plans to block porn on its public wifi. Cardi B. 90 Day Fiancé. R.Kelly in Ethiopia. Our family holiday traditions. Louisiana natives' food snobbery. Our favorite holiday films. Trends to leave in 2018! What we're looking forward to in 2019.
VMAs. Did JLo deserve the video vanguard award? Madge's "tribute" to the Queen of Soul. Paris Dennard suspended from CNN. HBCUs vs PWIs. James Gunn not getting his job back at Disney putting GOTG3 on indefinite hold. Idris Elba confirms he is not playing James Bond. Verizon throttles California Fire Department while responding to Mendocino Complex Fire. Faun's obsession with Arrowverse.
The One about the Queen of Soul
Aretha Franklin and who's allowed at the tribute. Shaderoom commenters hating on SZA's love of the ocean. Danity Kane is back...AGAIN! Sam Smith vs Stephanie Mills. Joel Osteen honored in Houston. Insecure debut. Faun watches Handmaid's Tale.
Interview with Keka Araújo
Kristen interviews Keka Araújo, Editor-in-Chief at Negra With Tumbao and staff writer at the Urban Twist about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's congressional district win.