PRESS & AWARDS

"Thank you for making the invisible, visible." 

- Gloria Steinem quote about Taylor Made Culture projects.


AWARDS

The National Endowment for the Humanities Public Scholar Award- The Negro Motorist Green Book, 2017-2018

The Hutchins Fellowship at Harvard University - Sites of Sanctuary: The Negro Motorist Green Book, 1/2017-6/2017

The Schomburg Scholar-in-Residence Fellowship - The Negro Motorist Green Book, 9/2016-12/2016

American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) -The Negro Motorist Green Book, 7/2016-7/2017

The California Humanities -Sites of Sanctuary: The Negro Motorist Green Book, 11/2015-9/2016

The Graham Foundation -Documenting Sites of Sanctuary: The Negro Motorist Green Book, 05/2015-05/2016

Library of Congress–The American Folklife Center, Archie Green Fellowship. American Roots, 6/2012-6/2013

The San Francisco Arts Commission – American Roots, 2/2010-2/2011

The California Council for the Humanities – American Roots, 10/2009-10/2010

Kentucky Oral History Commission – Counter Culture, 3/2005 -3/2006

California Council for the Humanities – Counter Culture, 10/2004 -10/2005

 

NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENTS

ABC/SONY TELEVISION BOOK OPTION & PILOT for Counter Culture

PHOTOGRAPHER'S FORUM - Cover & Feature 

PUBLISHER’S WEEKLY -  Counter Culture - Top 20 Indie List 

FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY -  National television appearance with Candacy Taylor and waitress

THE NEW YORKER - Feature photo essay

THE WALL ST. JOURNAL – Best In: “Counter Culture”  

 SOUTHWEST AIRLINES - Counter Culture exhibit made the top 10 list of things to see in the US

Los Angeles Times – “The Real Flos and Alices of the World"  

USA Today – “Great Waitresses Are Always Counter-Intuitive” 

Pop Matters “Counter Culture” 

Jezebel Blog – “Today’s Special” 

The Connecticut Post - “Counter Culture

AARP The Magazine - “More Coffee Hon?”

New York Times - Taylor mentioned in “Waitress" film review.

The North Bay Bohemian – “Waiting in the USA – Artist Candacy Taylor give Flo an American Face” 

Orange County Register – “Waitress Finds Fulfillment on Many Levels” 

 

GREEN BOOK ARTICLES/PRESS

THE ATLANTIC - The Roots of Route 66

NEWSWEEK- How the Green Book Saved Black Lives on the Road

KCRW GOOD FOOD - Preserving Green Book Sites

LENA DUNHAM'S LENNY LETTER - How the Green Book Saved Black Lives on the Road

LOS ANGELES TIMES- A Practical Solution to a Horrific Problem

VICELAND TV -  Abandoned, Route 66

ASSOCIATED PRESS - BIG STORY - Writer Highlights Route 66 Safe Havens for Black Travelers

PBS NEWSHOUR - A resurgence for the ‘Mother Road’: revitalizing Route 66

BBC -Travel Show - How this Green book helped black travellers in the US

LOS ANGELES TIMES -  This guidebook helped African Americans find a hotel along segregation-era Route 66

CBC RADIO - Los Angeles campaign to preserve historic "Negro Travelers' Green Book" sites

NEW YORK TIMES - The ‘Green Book’ Legacy, a Beacon for Black Travelers

THE GUARDIAN UK - Route 66’s legacy of racial segregation

 

COUNTER CULTURE PRESS (SELECTED)

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