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A Jones for You Love Jones Nia Magazine for black women

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...
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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...
10 Books Black Women Need to Read Right Now Nia Magazine

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...
Short Story: "Him" by Chanthany Chanthany Dechanne Nia Magazine for black women

Short Story: “Him” by Chanthany Dechanne

She slid out of the driver’s side of her plain SUV, not noticing the dark colored sports coupe parked just on the other side...
Short Fiction: Free At Last Nia Magazine for black women

Short Story: “Free At Last” by J.L. Sapphire

I ran a hot bath and prepared to go on a trip. I’ve been preparing to take this trip for quite some time now. It’s...
Books for Black children Nia Magazine for Black women

Celebrate Black History Month with “Terrell and Keke’s Adventures Through Time”

I must say that I never dreamed that I would become a children’s book author or even thought it was in my wheelhouse of...
Let It Be Me" by Christian Loriel Nia magazine for black women

Short Story: “Let It Be Me” by Christian Loriel

She went to see if he was dead. But when she got down to Olive Branch and saw Beanie in his hospital bed, his breathing...
14 childrens books with black characters Nia magazine for black women

14 Children’s Books With Black Characters to Buy This Season

The Holiday season is quickly approaching and you know what that means. Lists, get-togethers, and tubes of wrapping paper cluttering up the hall closet until...

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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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When I was growing up, there were several families on my block. We showed unity, strength and honored each other. This was great in so...