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 petition urged Iowa's governor Kim Reynolds to pardon the incarcerated teen.

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The six-part series celebrates Amherst college's Black female alums.

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Black women are becoming the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs, but funding remains a challenge.

The state rep is fighting to represent Pennsylvania's 12th Congressional district. 

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