About Shannon Dawson

Shannon Dawson is a podcaster, former radio host, and digital content writer based in New York City. She's previously penned for sites including Power 96.5 FM in Lansing, Michigan, and WGCI Chicago for over five years. Shannon joined the iOne team in 2020 as a staff writer for MadameNoire, Bossip, HelloBeautiful, and NewsOne writing about a number of topics from pop culture and entertainment to music and news. When she isn’t writing, you can find Shannon heavily immersed in New York’s music scene as a full-time DJ.

After they successfully complete each course, students enrolled at the Tuskegee Flight Academy are eligible for free flight training. 

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federal judge has set a trial date for the five former Memphis officers accused of murdering Tyre Nichols. 

The bill would establish an office dedicated to missing and murdered Black women and girls within the Department of Justice.  

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