Frank Shyong is a columnist for the Los Angeles Times writing about diversity and diaspora in Los Angeles. He grew up south of Nashville, Tenn., and moved to Los Angeles in 2006 to study economics at UCLA. He joined The Times in 2012 and previously reported on the San Gabriel Valley, Chinese immigration to the Southland and the Asian American community.
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These unprecedented waves of unionizing suggest that the social contract underlying our economy is up for renewal, and wage workers want and deserve more.
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Southern California speech and debate team of immigrant and AAPI students dominates for decades.
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Ocha Classic in Koreatown is a Thai restaurant beloved by Central Americans, Mexicans and Latinos.
Authorities regularly broadcast their seizures of Chinese meat products at the port to burnish their public image as protectors of American borders.