Josh Kun

Professor of communications at USC's Annenberg School.

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Los Angeles used to belong to Mexico. And our cultural ties to Latin America are threaded throughout the city.

Latin American music in Los Angeles

Los Angeles used to belong to Mexico. And our cultural ties to Latin America are threaded throughout the city.

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The MacArthur Foundation announced its 2016 ‘ Genius’ grant recipients    Thursday  . Half of the 23 honorees come from California.

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The MacArthur Foundation announced its 2016 ‘ Genius’ grant recipients Thursday . Half of the 23 honorees come from California.

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