Josie Huang covers immigrant communities in Los Angeles for KPCC, Southern California Public Radio.
Josie Huang covers immigration and immigrant communities for KPCC in Los Angeles.
Huang came to KPCC from the Maine Public Broadcasting Network, where she was a reporter and co-host of the evening drive-time news show.
She covered health care for the Portland (Me.) Press Herald/MaineSunday Telegram and before that worked at The Republican in Springfield, Mass. She’s reported from Honduras, Guatemala and coastal Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina.
Marshall Bang was born in the US, which was only the first barrier he faced if he was going to make a living as a K-pop singer.
When most people hear about Anaheim, California, they think Disneyland. But just miles away there's a neighborhood where many Arab Americans flock to for products and services normally found only in the Middle East. Local community organizers want to brand the area "Little Arabia," but not everyone is on board.
For 30 years, a variety show has helped Vietnamese expatriates remember the past and pass down their culture and anti-communist politics. Part comedy and part musical extravaganza, the show has become a family tradition for many Vietnamese around the world.
Los Angeles-based artist Ramiro Gomez has been getting a lot of attention lately for his work depicting the city’s vast immigrant workforce. But he doesn't confine his works to galleries. He brings them to the streets, where immigrant workers may be seen.
If you want to learn English as it's spoken, you have to practice phrases like "the guy's a total flake." That's how students learn at UCLA Extension's American Language Center, where the slang is snappy and up-to-date.