What groups did the Brookings Institution include in “People of Color”? Did it include Asians? People from India? Just curious.

Somehow I just don’t see the same attitude here in New York. I know all kinds of people who drive for Uber for one reason and another. It doesn’t mean anything about their class. The feeling here is unless you’re a Rockefeller or a Trump you’re just one of the rest of us who are all trying to hustle. People in the arts have always worked multiple jobs, but when this place got so ridiculously expensive that grew to include white collar professionals and all sorts of people trying to make ends meet or even get ahead. There are too many people here of too many different types for anyone to make these distinctions. Again, short of someone living in a multimillion dollar condo and not having to work. No matter how rich you feel here, there’s always someone richer. Besides, we’re too cynical for a garden variety millionaire to impress us.

Linguist, philosopher, lover of history, wordhound, 21 year New Yorker, searching for meaning in the universe

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