About Shana Pinnock

Shana is theGrio's Social Media Director, co-host of 'Dear Culture' podcast, and a true creative at heart whose love for writing, Blackness, Black people, and Black culture has manifested into a desire and ability to tell compelling stories, create change, and positively impact communities through the wide lens of social media and marketing. Follow her on Twitter at @QueenSqueakz.

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Cheslie Kryst theGrio
February 1, 2022
Cheslie Kryst’s death hit me hard. It also didn’t help that this was the third suicide in the last week and a half I’ve had to cover for work.
Phylicia Rashad and Mo'Nique, theGrio.com
July 1, 2021
The generation that bred the likes of Audre Lorde and other fierce Black women is still holding on to the shackles of patriarchy and misogyny.
March 12, 2021
Somehow, somewhere, white people have been left to believe that they can define what racism is, what it looks like, and what it feels like.
October 15, 2020
Ice Cube’s rhetoric and praise of Donald Trump’s plan for Black America is dangerous and harmful to our community.
September 3, 2020
Pastor John Gray shamelessly trash-talked his wife, Aventer Gray and made disparaging remarks about her mothering skills to another woman.
June 3, 2020
OPINION: Atlanta police tasing and dragging Spelman and Morehouse students out of a car highlights a deeper issue with policing in America.
Amy Cooper Karen theGrio.com
May 27, 2020
Shana Pinnock says she’s grown weary of the ways of White women following the viral incident in which Amy Cooper falsely claimed a Black man threatened her.