With her passion for writing, McDonough aims to write pieces that resonates with all people. She takes pride in writing pieces that not only educate readers, but inspires them as well. Her published articles can be  seen on ESSENCE Magazine, Madame Noire, Elite Daily and XONecole where she currently serves as lifestyle and culture writer.     

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July 6, 2018

In xoNecole's Our First Year series, we take an in-depth look at love and relationships between couples with an emphasis on what their first year of marriage was like.

The real life love story of Tommy and Codie Oliver is just as precious as the ones seen on their OWN s...

May 8, 2018

Let's face it, this generation could stand to learn a thing or two about real love, genuine commitment, and creating a solid foundation with someone. While we'

April 27, 2018

Look down any fashion runway, flip through the pages of your favorite magazine or turn on any commercial on your television screens and we'll notice one common

April 20, 2018

The success of actress and comedian, Tiffany Haddish has been a long time coming. Haddish who has a painful background in foster care, loads of heartache, and

March 14, 2018

Whether you know her as the dysfunctional Cookie Lyon on Fox’s Empire or the loyal and misguided Yvette from Baby Boy, when you hear the name Taraji P. Henson you can't help but think greatness

February 17, 2018

Who run the world ? ... Girls ! It’s safe to say there is nothing we can’t do. While comedy was once a male dominated industry, women are shattering glass ceilings by the day. These women of color continue to show us there is no barrier in anything we do. Do yourself a...

January 25, 2018

 Meryl Streep is a walking living legend and that is not to be debated. Whether you know her as bossy and fabulous Miranda Presley or chef extraordinaire Julia Childs, Streep has earned her title as one of America's favorite leading ladies. This household name has been...

October 21, 2017

If you're a fan like I am, you've been riding for Mrs. Gabrielle Union long before her days as Mary Jane on the hit BET show, Being Mary Jane. Who could forget about her role as Isis from Bring It On, Shawnee from Love & Basketball, or her role as Eva from my personal...

October 2, 2017

In today’s episode of white rich privilege, we have reality star and model Kendall Jenner crying over a multi million dollar commercial deal gone wrong. * Cues violins*

It didn't take long until we had another Kardashian/Jenner girl crying about yet another act of her p...

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