Nia's Recent Articles

I’ll Never Be a Baller

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I went to college on a partial scholarship, a gang of loans, a wing and a prayer. Despite literally being the hope and dream of my hard working parents, I majored in a major that don’t make money. And now, nearly 10 years after graduating,...

Are You Good at Sex?

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In my early sexual life, conversations with my girlfriends about partners were often peppered with attempts to see what was “normal” and the need to share this very new phenomenon that was penis and the guys who had them. Years later, giggles were replaced by...

Dear “Allegedly” Racist White Person:

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Pick a week that ends in “Saturday,” and you’ll find one that has found some well-known White person who has made a fool of themselves with some sort of racial/racist comment or action. From Paula Deen’s dreams of plantation weddings, to Richie Incognito’s possibly homoerotic playground...

“Black Men Don’t Want You Because…” & Other Things Black Women Are Tired Of

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While we here at Clutch do not pretend to be the representatives of all Black women (no one anywhere could wisely even aspire to such a thing), we would like to say that we’re able to speak to some of the common concerns, frustrations and...

She’s Mia, Not Ryan

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As a child in born in the 80s and raised in the 90s, I remember clearly hearing jokes about “transvestites”  and cross-dressers on TV. It was a relatively common punchline. An easy shot at a woman who wasn’t what we know to be conventionally attractive...