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.

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The memorial is in the same Cleveland park where a cop killed the 12-year-old.

Don't take off those masks just yet. COVID-19 appears to be spiking across the United States and a new variant is responsible for the sudden surge.

Michael Cox, the officer who was viciously beaten by Boston Police in the 90s, will now help to "revitalize" the city's controversial Police Department as commissioner, Mayor Michelle Wu announced Wednesday morning.

Rice, Hobson, and Morgan's historic appointments come at a challenging time for the NFL, as the organization strives to bring more diversity and inclusion to the league's committee and hiring practices. 

President Biden has the ability to mandate mass debt relief for millions of Black students, but will he finally deliver on his promise come August? We'll just have to wait and see.

The Black Collegiate Gaming Association is helping students of color venture into the gaming industry not only as consumers but as innovators and contributors too.

Gray and Nash are among 17 recipients who will be honored with the prestigious award. Both made an indelible mark on the civil rights movement. 

The initiative will help to improve the infrastructure in dozens of Black communities and potentially bring employment to those living in the areas.

According to the CDC, Black women are nearly three times more likely to die from pregnancy-related complications than white women.

According to a federal search warrant, officials have been questioning the authenticity of the Basquiat paintings since their discovery in 2012.

Maine officials said the vehicle is registered to Nicole Mokeme's boyfriend, Raymond Lester.