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Jun 18, 2022·edited Jun 18, 2022Liked by Lani Diane Rich

Stereotypes- I guess my stereotypes of Manhattan are all museums, stockbrokers + cosmos, so a former enforcer turned polisci PhD student subverts that. And I don’t know enough about NYC to have stereotypes of the other areas.

Hometown avatar - I think it would be another primary plus neighborhood avatars situation. Chicago has lots of diversity but is still incredibly segregated. So you’d need someone from Bronzeville, and La Villita, and Andersonville, and West Loop, and Pill Hill, and half a dozen more. Music would be the source of its power, it unites across cultures and languages.

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