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Career & Travel

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...
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What Cuba Has Taught Me

It has now been about 1 week since I left Cuba and I am still processing everything that I got to experience and see on...
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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...
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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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Date Night Atlanta Edition: 28 Ideas to Make Your Next Date the Best One...

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...
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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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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....
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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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Why I Quit My Career to Travel the World

I was not happy with the person I was becoming – more focused on others’ perception of me than my own happiness. I watched myself become more interested in what I had, than who I was.
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Mini-Lives: The New Way to Travel

Have you ever gone on vacation and completely fallen in love with your destination? The people are so welcoming and friendly, the food is delicious,...

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Why I Started Nia Magazine

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Sheri Riley Wants You To Stop Spending 100% of Your Time...

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...

The 2017 Hot & Not List: “Do Better” Edition

Thought this would be another trendy fashion guide? If so, you’re mistaken! This is the Hot & Not list: lifestyle edition. 2016 was quite a...

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They met. They connected. They fell in love. And they still found time to inspire. We could probably spend the next decade gushing about our favorite couple,...