Stanfield said that outlets like The Shade Room, Worldstar Hip Hop and The Breakfast Club are anti-black. This was highly publicized in Lakeith Stanfiend's single, "Automatic." That was two years ago.
During Charlemagne's interview with "...The Black Messiah..." actor, Daniel Kaluuya, he asked about working with Stanfield. He sent shots asking about Stanfield's "...role as an informant made him look at him any differently because of how well he played the role...."