Lauren Floyd

Know your pregnancy rights at work

I’ve heard so many stories about women having to fight for the most basic of maternity rights at work. Sometimes employers don’t even know how they should treat pregnant workers, so you may have to educate your boss. It starts with knowing your rights. 

9 things to do in New Orleans for black millennials

New Orleans is the best place to travel if you want to let loose with little judgement. Use the city’s carefree culture as an excuse to get out of your comfort zone and try something new.  

Don’t waste your time on omelettes, salads and burgers. Get shrimp and grits, gumbo, po’ boys, etouffee, red beans and rice and oysters, Honeycomb mom Jerusha Washington said. Drink, dance and laugh with the people you love.

That’s exactly what the seven writers of Honeycomb Moms did when we celebrated 10 years in Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority together in The Big Easy.

Best gifts for moms who buy black

Anyone who knows me knows I have no problems asking for what I want. I’m too old to play coy. I know what I want, and I’m not going to pretend I don’t. So every year I make a Christmas list and send it to all my friends and family.