Laughing With Letta
Can Michelle pee in the new RV?

Can Michelle pee in the new RV?

June 23, 2020

Sheletta couldn't wait to tell her friends Chad, Dan and Adam on WCCO Radio about the RV she won from Camping World. The guys had ONE question for her since they know she's such a germaphobe: If her fave Michelle Obama visited Sheletta and the kids at a campsite, would she let her fave First Lady pee in the new RV.

I loves me a drama mama…

I loves me a drama mama…

June 14, 2020

When I saw the amazing viral video of a high school student with a tricked out graduation ceremony including decorations, a red carpet and velvet rope on his front lawn, I knew I had to talk to his mama. I'm laughing it up this week with MoNesha La Violette, a fellow drama mama, about the great lengths she went to so her son felt special on his special day.

Sheletta calls out lack of diversity at Minnesota news stations…

Sheletta calls out lack of diversity at Minnesota news stations…

June 2, 2020

Sheletta says starting her podcasting platform wasn't her dream, her dream was to be the morning show host at WCCO Radio. But, when she looked around at the lack of diversity in Minnesota television and radio newsrooms, she created an outlet so black people would have a way to tell stories that mattered to their community.

HEAR THE STORY: Hospital horror

HEAR THE STORY: Hospital horror

May 23, 2020

Sheletta likes to laugh but nothing was funny about the numbness and tingling in her face that sent her to the emergency room. She went to the hospital for help but left with a horror story when doctors discharged her with instructions to "Google" the reasons why her white blood cell count was below normal levels.

Why does he need new boxers?

Why does he need new boxers?

May 16, 2020

Call her crazy, she doesn't care, but Sheletta won't let her husband put his hands on, let alone wear, the new undies he bought for himself. She wants to go and hang out at his new job, social distancing be damned, before he can have them, and even then, she only will allow him to have pair per quarter. 

#CopingWithCovid19: Black Bedrooms

#CopingWithCovid19: Black Bedrooms

May 9, 2020

Ain't nothing funny about the negative impact COVID 19 is having on black bedrooms, African American couples are trying their best to keep it together during this crisis, and Sheletta and her husband Shawn are no exception. They get real about the two things, other than prayer, holding their marriage together: laughter and love.

The QUEEN is in the building!

The QUEEN is in the building!

May 2, 2020

Gossip queen C.J. makes a surprise guest appearance on the Laughing with Letta Podcast on #SHElettaMakesMeLaugh. The former Star Tribune columnist talks about what she's been up to lately, how she's handling being stuck in the house, and offers her take on Sven Sundgaard's sudden termination from KARE 11

Thug life…

Thug life…

April 27, 2020

Back in the day when Tupac was hot, every good girl wanted to date a Fresh-Off-Cell-Block-D-Dude. Sheletta is laughing with her sister Darcea about the time she went out with a guy who, she believes, learned how to read while he was in jail because as they drove down the highway, he was reciting all the roadside billboards outloud.

Will you be going out “there” right away…

Will you be going out “there” right away…

April 18, 2020

Sheletta says she won't be the first one anywhere once the social distance ordinances are lifted. She tells her BFF Kevyn Burger that whenever stores, schools and parks open up, she'll wait another month before she "joins the party" just in case the coast isn't clear.

Cooped up ’cause of coronavirus

Cooped up ’cause of coronavirus

April 12, 2020

Sheletta invites her good friend, broadcaster Kevyn Burger to join her as a guest co-host on the Laughing with Letta & Lindy podcast on #SHElettaMakesMeLaugh. The ladies talk about being cooped up cause of coronavirus. Sheletta's shuttered with four kids needing online autism therapy while Kevyn is home alone and fascinated by the "junk drawer" in her kitchen...