A Chicago native and Occidental College graduate, Nadra Kareem Nittle has written for a wide range of print and online publications. She currently writes about diversity issues at Change.org, TheLoop21.com and New York Times company About.com. Her writing has also appeared in Bitch, The Source and Outreach magazines, as well as the Los Angeles Times, the El Paso Times and the Santa Fe Reporter. In addition, her work can be found in the book Mezcla, available from Mouthfeel Press.

She lives in Los Angeles.