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Nobi DeLon

Nobi DeLon
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Nobi DeLon is a NJ based writer, educator, and empowerment facilitator obsessed with vintage Black glamour, hip hop, good conversation, reading, sweet tea, and hope. Always evolving, this proud mama of three considers herself most fearless when she is being creative behind a pen, podium or set of turntables. Connect with Nobi on her new vice, Instagram - @nobidelon.

Special Girl, Real Good Girl: What Women Gain When They Give Up Sex

love yourself first
Let’s face it, sex sells everything from haute couture to Doritos. Pop culture’s influence is tightly wound around every aspect of our lives - especially our romantic relationships. If you spend even a moment perusing the pages of beauty magazines, blog surfing, thumb hustlin’ on Instagram,...

Sheri Riley Wants You To Stop Spending 100% of Your Time on 10% of Who You Are

finding myself finding my purpose
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 just the right degree of askew, there wasn’t any food stuck in my teeth, and my OOTD represented inspired fashion...

Date Night Chicago Edition: 25 Ideas to Spice Up Your Next One

The second installment of our Date Night series finds Nia Magazine sitting high atop the broad shoulders of Chicago. There’s no wonder it’s called the Windy City. Dazzlingly, vast adventure options can literally sweep a girl away. We have no complaints, however. It’s a great problem...

Sometimes Black Girl Magic Is A Buried Treasure

Black Girl Magic
I’m a grown, empowered, magic having Black girl. Standing strong in an identity that feels good. Grateful because that wasn’t always my truth. For too long, I understood Blackness in terms of light and dark skin - red bones that folks claimed, but we couldn’t see, and...

Date Night Atlanta Edition: 28 Ideas to Make Your Next Date the Best One Ever

date night atlanta
If you’re anything like me, a date invitation evokes instant smiles. The kind that starts in your eyes and gently curls the corners of your mouth. Secret ones that dance inside your belly - reminding you of soaring back and forth on playground swings. Besides...

Curators of Cool: Meet The 5 Black Women Conquering the Design & Art World

Meet 5 Black Women Conquering the Design & Art World
From skyscrapers and custom homes, to product development and interior design solutions, the amazing talent of Black architects and designers is on full display everywhere, every day. And yet they remain unfamiliar names and faces – almost completely absent from mainstream media. Here, we’ll highlight...

The Lit Life: 10 Books You Should Dive Into Right Now

10 Books You Should read 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 New Jersey to her hometown in South Carolina seeking the comfort of her mother. She hadn’t been prepared for the...

5 Black Female Media Powerhouses Transforming TV Culture With Stories For & About Us

black female media powerhouses
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 from everyone in the room except me when he announced that viewing A Miracle on 34th Street would illustrate the...

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April Book Club Selection: “Stop Spending 100% of Your Time on...

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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