Nadra Kareem Nittle



M.A., English and Comparative Literary Studies, Occidental College

B.A., English, Comparative Literature, and American Studies, Occidental College


  • Experienced journalist and essayist covering race, education, fashion, business, health, and religion 
  • Has written for The, The New York Times and the Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education
  • Has been cited in a number of books covering topics ranging from race issues to affirmative action


Nadra Kareem Nittle is an experienced journalist who has written for a variety of newspapers, magazines and digital media over the last decade. She is currently a reporter at Vox Media and has contributed to publications including The and The New York Times. She has written for the Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education and blogged for's Race in America team and Bitch magazine's Race Card. School districts and social advocacy organizations have featured her writing about race in their lesson plans


Nadra Kareem Nittle has dual bachelor's degrees in American studies as well as English and comparative literature from Occidental College in Los Angeles. She has an M.A. in teaching English and comparative literary studies, from Occidental College.

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A Message from Nadra Kareem Nittle


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