Charise Frazier was born in New York City and raised in the 'burbs of Los Angeles. She graduated from the College of Charleston in '07 and received her masters in journalism from Columbia University in ’15. She’s a multi-media journalist and a pop-culture news junkie who is passionate about making social change through writing. Charise is currently the news editor at MadameNoire and HelloBeautiful. When she’s not working, writing, reading or brunching, you can find her in her beloved Brooklyn neighborhood, Bedford-Stuyvesant.