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Koreatown rapper Dumbfoundead tackles whitewashing in films

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| Korean-American rapper Jonathan Park, also known by his stage name Dumbfoundead, released a video for his new single “Safe,” confronting whitewashing in Hollywood

#RamadaninLA kicks off Sunday night in Barnsdall Park


Hoping to dispel negative stereotypes about Muslims, organizers will kick off the holy month of Ramadan with a public celebration in Hollywood.

Bill seeking to extend Obamacare to unauthorized immigrants sent to governor


A bill that would let California seek a waiver to the Affordable Care Act and open up health coverage to immigrants who are in the country illegally is headed to the governor.

Citizenship applications have been on the rise as election nears


Immigration advocates say many of those who applied for U.S. citizenship in recent months want to vote in the November presidential election.

Farmers wait, and wait, for guest workers amid H-2A visa delays


For the third year in a row, the H-2A visa program is running behind. That's left farmers waiting for planters and pickers even as the harvest season is well underway.

Young Guatemalan immigrant arrested after deportation order


Immigration officials aren't saying if a planned crackdown targeting recent arrivals has begun in Los Angeles area. But they say a young Guatemalan man arrested this week fits their "enforcement priorities."

Italian-Americans unearthing the lost history of LA's Little Italy


An Italian immigrant community once thrived in Los Angeles, and its social center was the Italian Hall in downtown, soon the home of the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles.


More Central American deportations expected in immigrant crackdown


Adults and children who crossed the border illegally after Jan. 1, 2014, and who were ordered deported, are targeted in the latest actions.