Nia Norris

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Nia Norris is a freelance writer in Chicago, IL. She is has contributed to The Temper and is a writer of passionate personal essays about race, addiction, and recovery. 


Cover Photo: An aisle of assorted L'oreal hair dyes, with hair samples in front of each color.
I Needed Control of My Life, So I Started With My Hair

I grieved the chance to have an uncomplicated pregnancy. I grieved the fact that having more babies could be potentially fatal. And I grieved a younger, more carefree me.

Feb 03, 2021