Tyrone Beason

reporter for the Los Angeles Times

Tyrone Beason on KCRW

In Palm Springs, 80% of residents are white, according to the U.S. Census. But that wasn’t always the case. Native Americans were the original inhabitants.

How some African Americans fled the Jim Crow South to find refuge in the California desert

In Palm Springs, 80% of residents are white, according to the U.S. Census. But that wasn’t always the case. Native Americans were the original inhabitants.

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