Robyn Merrett is a reporter for The Click and a news editor at PEOPLE Magazine. In addition to PEOPLE, her work has appeared in HollywoodLife, Footwear News, FLAUNT Magazine, and Good Morning America. She specializes in entertainment and fashion, with additional experience covering crime and human-interest news. She received her bachelor’s in journalism from Howard University, and is currently based in Brooklyn, New York.
May 14, 2022
How One Brooklyn Coffee Shop Survived the Pandemic
While keeping its doors open during the pandemic was hard, Prospect Lefferts Gardens Coffee House and Tavern, a Black-owned cafe in Flatbush managed to stay afloat.
May 11, 2022
Welcome to Little Caribbean: No Fear of Gentrification Here
“It’s not easy, but we managed to keep it ours," says one resident. "We’re not going to give it up.”
April 18, 2022
Book Banning is Not About Books, Authors Say
“We’re telling kids that people’s experiences are invalid,” said one speaker at a panel on book banning.
April 9, 2022
Right Where She Belongs: Essence’s Beauty & Style Director Talks Creating Content for Black Women
"My career is built on the shoulders of Black women."
February 17, 2022
Bed-Stuy Apartment Fire Leaves 8 Injured, Including a Firefighter
The blaze comes amid a slew of apartment fires in New York over the past few weeks.