Taylor Bythewood-Porter

Assistant History Curator at California African American Museum

Taylor Bythewood-Porter on KCRW

In 1961, John F. Kennedy was inaugurated as president, and superstar Nat King Cole sang at his inaugural gala.

CAAM explores LA’s Black debutante culture and empowerment

In 1961, John F. Kennedy was inaugurated as president, and superstar Nat King Cole sang at his inaugural gala.

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The late ‘80s and early ‘90s were tough on African-Americans in the inner city.

Early 90s LA streetwear label ‘Cross Colours’ is back

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The late ‘80s and early ‘90s were tough on African-Americans in the inner city.

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The late ‘80s and early ‘90s were tough on African-Americans in the inner city.

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