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Los Angeles Chinatown

'The People Don't Have A Voice'

AP | JOHN ROGERS | Posted 05.20.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- On the surface, a big Wal-Mart store might seem out of place in the midst of the old-fashioned curio shops, the little dim sum eateries...

Urban Chinatowns Across Nation Decline In Suburban Migration

AP | HOPE YEN and BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 03.20.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — America's historic Chinatowns, home for a century to immigrants seeking social support and refuge from racism, are fading as rising...

Olvera Street Becomes A Battleground In Revitalization Wars

AP | By JACOB ADELMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- Inside his trinket shop in the city's El Pueblo historic district, Mike Mariscal is surrounded by painted masks, woven blankets and Day...

PHOTOS: The Chinese New Year Parade In Chinatown

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The 112th annual Golden Dragon parade had just started, and Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa was at the head of the pack. He led the crowds in a tri-lingual...

Shades of Gentrification

Gary Dauphin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Gary Dauphin

Before Oakwood could become the site of "gentrification" many say it is today, it transited through other stages not typically part of the standard white/non-white two-step.