D'Shonda Brown D'Shonda Brown is a freelance multimedia culture journalist, public speaker and mental health advocate based in Brooklyn, New York with a passion for mental health, popular culture, social justice and uplifting the Black community through her writing. Her bylines can be found in HelloBeautiful, REVOLT, xoNecole, HighSnobiety, HYPEBAE and more with interview subjects including Chloe x Halle, Angela Rye, Dr. Jessica Clemons and Big Sean. D'Shonda is a proud Spelman College graduate with a BA in English and a suicide attempt survivor. About Health Health.com, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for empathetic, trustworthy, and actionable health and wellness information so you can make the best choice for your health. We reach more than 9 million readers a month. We ensure the accuracy of our content by relying on seasoned health journalists, credentialed medical professionals and thorough fact checkers. Learn more about us and our editorial process.