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Nia Hamm
Nia Hamm is a full time producer in the Digital News department of CNBC News. She is also a freelance writer and has been published on various websites including, and She covers various topics including, business news, health, well-being and feature stories. Nia can be followed on twitter @niaahamm.

Entries by Nia Hamm

Lupita Nyong'o and America's Complicated Relationship With Beauty

(6) Comments | Posted April 24, 2014 | 5:46 PM

The Oscar Award winning actress Lupita Nyong'o has been named People Magazine's most beautiful person of 2014. She joins the ranks of other Hollywood elites including Julia Roberts, Cindy Crawford and Beyoncé.

The 12 Years a Slave actress shot to the top of the stardom pyramid after...

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Wake Up: Economic Inequality Among Minorities No Longer Just a Minority Problem

(1) Comments | Posted April 4, 2014 | 2:55 PM

As the rest of America continues to recover from the impact of the Great Recession, African Americans and Latinos are falling behind economically. That's according to new data by the National Urban League in its annual "State of Black America" report, which analyzes data from federal agencies, including...

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Why We Should Thank the 'Princeton Mom'

(0) Comments | Posted March 13, 2014 | 5:04 PM

She's back! Susan Patton, also known as the so-called "Princeton Mom," has a new book out in which she urges women to spend 75 percent of their time looking for a good man to marry. (This is actually happening). Patton made headlines earlier this month when she published a letter...

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'My Brother's Keeper' Is a Keeper

(1) Comments | Posted March 7, 2014 | 10:59 AM

If current trends continue young men of color are on the path to becoming an endangered species. But there will be no wildlife reserves to care for the lucky few. Homicide rates of black males are 18 times higher than white men. And one in three...

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