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Ianna Ali

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Ianna Ali is the Founder & CEO of NiaMagazine.com, a digital lifestyle platform that celebrates Black female voices and experiences. An avid fan of Black web series, Indian literature and all things Jesus + The Golden Girls + Michelle Obama + Love & Hip Hop, she dreams of one day running Nia from a lounge chair overlooking the archipelagos of Santorini.

25 Children’s Books That Celebrate Amazing Black Boys

As the mother of my own amazing Black boy who has already made his transition into college, connecting with the younger him through storytelling and...

Meet Jenny Christian, the FillHealRestore.com Founder Pressing into God’s Promises

"...No matter what, God can fill every void, heal every hurt and restore anything that you’ve lost." ---------- The first time I ever spoke with Jenny...

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...

How Many More?

What do you do when tears anger hope prayer protest... are not enough? When you're almost numb inside because you've heard this story so many times you know it by heart. Exhausted from...

Why “First” Has Replaced Love Jones As My Black Love Go...

I don't consider myself a complete stranger to love. Maybe more like the best friend of your play cousin, who you hang out with at...

Why I Started Nia Magazine

The most important piece is YOU, our readers. Thank you in advance for being a part of the Nia movement. I want to hear from you. What do you want to see? What do you care about? Nia is a dialogue. We’re in this together.

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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...