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June Book Club selection: “The Thing Around Your Neck” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

We're so excited to announce our June 2017 NiaMagazine.com Book Club selection: The Thing Around Your Neck by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie PURCHASE THE BOOK: HERE The Official Book...
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5 Throwback R&B Songs That Are Like Black Woman Therapy Over a Beat

If you love music like I do, you probably remember Lauryn Hill crooning that respect was just the minimum. And you definitely recall Erykah Badu advising...

A Love Letter to Issa Rae and Awkward Black Girls Everywhere

Dear Issa Rae, I will shamelessly admit that as soon as Insecure premiered on HBO, I religiously planted myself in front of the television to...
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“Broken Glass Oceans” by Cashawn Brown

"I wrote this poem after recently getting out of a toxic relationship; about the different phases of the relationship from beginning to end. This poem is for anyone who has gotten lost in love."
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May Book Club Selection: Cane River by Lalita Tademy

We're so excited to announce our May 2017 NiaMagazine.com Book Club selection: Cane River by Lalita Tademy The "New York Times" bestseller, Oprah's Book Club AND...

NIA PODCAST EP.2: Sheri Riley, Author of “Stop Spending 100% of Your Time on...

On the road to finding and understanding who we really are… we often get in our own way. In an effort to streamline our daily...
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Sheri Riley Wants You To Stop Spending 100% of Your Time on 10% of...

For a long time, I’d look in the mirror and never actually see… me. Sure, my face beat was on point, the kinky curls were...
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April Book Club Selection: “Stop Spending 100% of Your Time on 10% of Who...

We're so excited to announce our April 2017 NiaMagazine.com Book Club selection: Exponential Living® - Stop Spending 100% of Your Time on 10% of Who You...
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The Lit Life: 10 Books You Should Dive Into Right Now

My love affair with books began just before I turned a year old. My mom, eight months pregnant with my sister, traveled with me from...
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Brown Butter is Love

Cocoa skinned girl your eyes should be the sun Disillusionment begets bitterness begets hate Feel the mass in your chest that can’t let you swallow Been drowning...
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5 Black Female Media Powerhouses Transforming TV Culture With Stories For & About Us

During orientation for a writing position I’d accepted, the manager wheeled in a rolling-cart/TV/VCR combo synonymous with training film torture. There were sighs of relief...
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Refocus & Recharge: 10 Books Black Women Need to Read Right Now

There's nothing like getting lost in a good book. Everyone needs a diversion every once in a while. From stories of family love and loss to...
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Can Someone Safety Pin Me Together?

Can someone safety pin me together? Because I feel as if my soul has been Ripped open with rage and sadness Maybe if I had a million...

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I Loved Him But I Didn’t Like Him

The carport lights flashed on through the kitchen blinds and the engine of the light blue 1988 Cadillac Deville could be heard in the...

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Do you have your own story to tell? Or perhaps you've been looking for a place to share your voice... Well, look no further! Whether you’ve...

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Mind Your Business. Yes, I Said It!

It happens to all of us. That moment when you’re scrolling down your timeline and you see it. Someone launched the idea you have been sitting...

But God: Mirror, Mirror

"Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of them all?" That's the question the Evil Queen constantly asked the magic mirror. She was...

Will Travel for Love: The Challenges & Perks of Long Distance...

If the potential of love has appeared and is not within a 15-minute radius of your home, give it a shot and be grateful that we aren’t living in 1975. With video chat, video messages, text messages and unlimited long-distance phone plans, communicating with your honey should never be a problem.