Skip to comments.Many Americans have no friends of another race: poll
Posted on 08/10/2013 10:14:30 PM PDT by Olog-hai
About 40 percent of white Americans and about 25 percent of non-white Americans are surrounded exclusively by friends of their own race, according to an ongoing Reuters/Ipsos poll.
The figures highlight how segregated the United States remains in the wake of a debate on race sparked by last months acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting of unarmed black Florida teenager Trayvon Martin. President Barack Obama weighed in after the verdict, calling for Americans to do some soul searching on whether they harbor racial prejudice.
There are regions and groups where mixing with people of other races is more common, especially in the Hispanic community where only a tenth do not have friends of a different race. About half of Hispanics who have a spouse or partner are in a relationship with non-Hispanics, compared to one tenth of whites and blacks in relationships.
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Whoop de doo. Who cares about this crap? Oh, yeah... libtards.
Oh my God....you mean people tend to gravitate towards their own kind......how shocking.
I bet that blacks as a percentage have fewer non-black friends than any other race.
Or maybe this poll includes people who live in places like Vermont, where there are very few minorities?
Really. So Hispanics are likely to have friends of different races. What about white-hispanics?
>> debate on race sparked by last months acquittal of George Zimmerman
The basis for the argument is bogus. The “sparks” were generated by race-baiting demagogues.
Or Chris Matthews’ neighborhood.
I don't like white people, and I'm white. Why should I like people who don't like me?
Is that now a crime?
So, obviously, all you rasis honkeys need to forfeit your lily white daughters’ virginity to the dark side and start breeding a new and acceptable race of mulato superhumans. Oh wait... your daughters are all lesbians? That works too.
Blacks self segregate as much as whites do. Blacks end up being around a lot more whites because we are the majority (at least at the moment). I worked many years and retired from a major public University with many black, hispanic white, oriental, you name it, we had it workforce. I actually enjoyed the diversity. However, after hours, blacks hung out with blacks, whites with whites, hispanics with hispanics, orientals with orientals, etc. It was only occasionally that there was social mixing off hours.
It’s just the nature of things to want to hang out with your own kind. One of the tightest groups to self segregate were the Lithuanians. They had their own social clubs and were very snobbish about sticking with their own kind. Too bad as I admired them. Boy were they all tall, and blond. Really tall, like 6 feet plus tall, even a lot of the women. (The University was near an old Lithuanian neighborhood in Chicago.)
We old school. Dey new school!
Maybe Dear Leader can sign into law a Forced Diversity Friendship Act. Where Creepy ass crackers are forced to take classes (at their own expense)on how to meet folks of other races. Quarterly we can file “free time” accountability returns that reports all recreational time and who it is spent with and face steep fines if we do not meet the gov’t approved ratios.
We be bad.
are we suppose meet sorta quota?
Looks like a united nations summit when our friends get together. Guess they did not poll me.
I like it. Affirmative Action Midnight Basketball Food Stamps Program.
Can I call my Brother-In-Law, Raul, a friend?
or is hispanic not a race?
I do note I don’t have any polygamus friends.
The cross-over association is irrelevant. The divisive individual is attempting to establish racial divisions that are a consequence of the 2nd Amendment rights we consider normal and just.
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