Taylor Honore is a spiritually centered and equally provocative RAPtivist from Baton Rouge, Louisiana with a love for people and storytelling. You can probably find me planting herbs in your local community garden, blasting "Back That Thang Up" from my mini speaker. Let's get to know each other:
This time last year, I was folding panties and arranging them by color code at my part-time gig at the mall. Although it was a mundane task for me, at the time I failed to see the necessity in my job. Victoria's Secret, a company originally created by a man who wanted to buy lingerie for his wife without looking like a creep, has evolved into a worldwide phenomenon.
According to the CDC, more than 6 million women in the United States ages 15-44 have trouble getting or staying pregnant. In the past, Gabrielle Union has been transparent about the fact that celebrities are not immune to this devastating fact. This leaves many women to believe that they may never be blessed with the life or family they've always dreamed of, but Gabrielle proves that there is hope for each and every one of them.
November has arrived, and if you're anything like me, you weren't quite ready for the sudden cold front and heavy jacket season. The only thing that keeps my heart warm in these chilly temperatures is the thought of Thanksgiving dinner and Christmas decorations.
It was nearly a month before my best friend went into labor, and we were all awaiting the arrival of her baby daughter. She had a routine doctor's visit that she assured me was "no big deal", but seemed to take longer than usual. Less than 10 hours later, my friend of more than ten years was fighting for both her life and the life of her child in the emergency unit of a New Orleans hospital.