Tag Archives: White American

Having a friend of a different race

By Clarence Page Nonwhite Americans are much more likely than white Americans to have a friend of a different race, a new poll finds. The poll released by Reuters/Ipsos on Thursday found that about 40 percent of white Americans say they … Continue reading

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Many Americans have no friends of another race: poll

By Lindsay Dunsmuir 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 … Continue reading

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The Racist Mind

By Rinku Sen The verdict in George Zimmerman’s trial caused in me the kind of existential crisis that my optimistic nature is usually able to fend off. In these weeks I have come to understand just how much light exists … Continue reading

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The Privilege of Whiteness

By Paul Waldman As a biracial child who spent part of his youth abroad, Barack Obama learned the feeling of otherness and became attuned to how he was perceived by those around him. As a politician, he knew well that many … Continue reading

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