Content And Community For Black Moms

Nijaah Howard

Nijaah Howard is the author of Raising John’s Boy and CEO of Young Men Strong LLC, an umbrella company that embodies her brand of empowering, educating, and engaging African/Latinx-American boys and men of color through media, consulting and mentoring. She is also a mental health counselor, philanthropist, relational expert, empowerment coach, activist, and mother.



Mater Mea is a website that tells the stories of women at the intersection of motherhood and career. Launched in 2012, the site offers a more realistic depiction of Black women in the many spaces they occupy: as mothers, daughters, employees and employers, lovers, and friends.