Vanessa Taylor

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Vanessa Taylor (@bacontribe) is a freelance writer based out of Minneapolis, Minnesota. She's interested in using a multi disciplinary approach to social justice, from on-the-grounds activism to finding accessible ways to educate community, with writing as a way to make sense of it all. Her work has appeared in Racked, Teen Vogue, Rise Up Review, and elsewhere. She is currently an Arts & Culture co-editor for Sapelo Square and a fellow for Muslim Wellness' inaugural DREL fellowship class.

Stories

Cover Photo: Photograph by Marissa Harris/Unsplash
Scorching, Smokeless Fire

Everything started when we were thirteen—young and learning to love the womanhood that our mothers forced upon us.

Oct 19, 2018
Cover Photo: I Would Die 4 U by Rock Martinez/jpellgen/flickr
Black & Midwestern: On the Mississippi and Sites of Memory

“The question of where you’re from is often met with eager anticipation to easily judge you.”

Mar 13, 2018