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Old Posted Sep 1, 2019, 12:10 AM
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Originally Posted by Quixote View Post
I wish people would stop driving the narrative that LA's nothing but a city full of transplants from east of the Mississippi. The Latinos, Asians, Armenians, and Persians (all racial/ethnic minorities) really don't have any generational connections with the Eastern US, and they're the ones that seem to exude the most civic pride.
It's interesting that in LA, the minorities are the ones that tend to exude local "civic pride" the most and dislike the narrative that "everyone here's a transplant".

This reminds me of the situation with DC too, where black residents are most likely to feel civic pride and push back against the idea that everyone's a transplant.

"Who Says ‘No One’s From D.C.’? Not Black Washingtonians"
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