In Her Own Words

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Thirteen

“I’m four months.” The delicate fiber of her voice washed over me as I stood there in complete and utter shock. A single tear rolled...
Never Say Can't Nia Magazine for black women

But God: Never say Can’t

My father is the oldest soul I know. I think he must have spent most of his childhood eavesdropping on my grandfather or hanging out with...
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What Being A Mixed Baby Taught Me

I didn’t grow up speaking more than one language. Instead, I grew up listening to more than one. I have always had an understanding, the...
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This One’s For the 90’s Baby

Some say we’re the “new workforce.” Others refer to us as a bunch of instant gratification seeking 20-30 somethings who are too impatient to learn...
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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...
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Black, Female, & Invisible

Time and time again, I find myself supporting a cause or rallying behind a certain platform, only to later find that the supposed ‘cause’...
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Making Time for You: The Power of a Quiet Morning

Starting my morning in silent reflection is my emotional anchor. There are always peaks and valleys throughout the day, but I have found that my morning routine of solitude keeps me balanced no matter what is thrown my way.
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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...

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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...

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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...