|Political orientation||Trust own race|
The differences are marginal. In the words of the late Joe Sobran, "In their mating and migratory habits, white liberals are no different than the KKK." It's critical to understand the idea of revealed preference. Moral posturing and virtue signalling often thinly veil authentic beliefs. SWPLs' actions speak louder than their words.
It is, of course, to be expected that, even granting the absurd assumption that bonds of trust form randomly among individuals across racial and ethnic lines, whites will mostly trust other whites since they still constitute a majority of the adult population in the US. But if SWPLs are singing paeans to Diversity!, is it unfair to demand they pursue the thing their exulting the putative benefits of?
How about non-whites? If trust was unrelated to racial and ethnic identity, we'd expect few non-whites to say that all or most of the people they trust are co-racialists. Among NAMs, however, that is not the case (n = 141):
|Race||Trust own race|
Four centuries isn't enough time for assimilation to occur. Maybe we're simply not trying hard enough!
The pesky model minority strikes again, this time in the form of relative integration.
GSS variables used: TRTMYRAC(1-2)(3-5), RACECEN1(1)(2)(4-10)(15-16), POLVIEWS(1-3)(4)(5-7)