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6 Ways To Kick Unhealthy Food Out of Your Kitchen Once & For All

Eating healthy at home can feel so daunting and even boring to some. Most people simply have no idea how tasty and easy healthy...
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5 Things Every Woman Needs To Be Successful

So you’ve decided that you want to be successful.  Great!  This will be the easiest decision you make on your road to success. The road...
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What’s On Your Bucket List? (and How to Check It Off)

It seems to be tradition to examine the direction of our lives twice a year: once at the beginning to set resolutions, and once...
black travel abroad

6 Lessons Living Abroad Has Taught Me About Life

For the past six months, I have lived in southeast Asia as an English teacher in Thailand. Being a born-and-bred Californian, the experience has been...
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Start Your Business: 5 Steps to Transition from Employee to Solopreneur

Four years ago, Ayanna Penn was full time social worker with a growing family. She was ready for a change. Penn wanted to be able...
Meet 5 Black Women Conquering the Design & Art World

Curators of Cool: Meet The 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...
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6 Unique Challenges Black Women Face in the Workplace

It’s no secret that as women we just don’t get a fair shake when it comes to the corporate world. The inequalities we face...
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Your Healthy Living Guide: 5 Easy Tips to Eat More Mindfully

Being more mindful when you eat is my number one tip to help my clients not only lose weight, but also maintain vibrant health...
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Money Problems: 4 Financial Mistakes to Avoid At All Costs

I know from experience that you don’t have to be irresponsible to get yourself into financial trouble. There are certain behaviors that act as kryptonite...
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Dream Trip: How I Found Myself Through Solo Travel in Bali

I’ve always been a people-person. In my youth, I joined the Girl Scouts so I could hang out with my school friends on the weekends....
10 Books You Should read right now

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

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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8 Ways to Kickstart Your Healthy Lifestyle

So this is it, you’ve decided that your body has had enough and you are now ready to embark on a brand new journey...

WHY I STARTED NIA

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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Why America Must Pass the Chalk to Black Women

This singular moment in Hidden Figures sums up how the US should interact with Black women. During a highly classified government meeting, a group consisting...

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5 Black Female Media Powerhouses Transforming TV Culture With Stories For...

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...

But God: Fight, Flight, or Find Faith

I’ve spent the majority of my life testing faith; yet enduring much. I often ask myself, why it is so hard to have sustaining faith...

Dear Black People…

Dear Black People, It’s time we stop chanting “Black Lives Matter” and start living “Black Lives Matter.” Be honest. At this current moment in time, how many...