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5 Black Female Media Powerhouses Transforming TV Culture 

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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15 Podcasts By Black Women That You Should Download Today

For as long as I can remember, I've had two external loves: books and music. I could spend entire afternoons cuddled under the covers lost...
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A Jones for You

I remember the night we met in Atlanta. On a cold evening in December, I turned around and there he was. 6'4", beautiful mocha skin, an electric smile escaping...

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...

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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Don’t Back Down When God Gives You Everything You’ve Prayed For

This year I’ve learned that sometimes when we whisper our prayers, we pray for what we believe we need. I speak things into the universe...

Insecure No More

When I think about my past, one of the things I would never have called myself was insecure. I had a diverse peer group. I...

When Love Fails and You Prevail: 5 Steps to Gracefully Become...

Iwas 20 years old when I got married to who I thought was the perfect guy. I diligently saved myself for marriage. I was a...