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75% of White People Have Zero Minority Friends

75% of White People Have Zero Minority Friends
Posted Wednesday, August 27th 2014 @ 2pm  by Matt Cantor, Newser Staff

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(NEWSER) – Three-quarters of white Americans lack any minority friends, a survey finds: Their social networks, according to the Public Religion Research Institute, are "entirely white." The average white person with 100 friends, meanwhile, would have a single black friend, a single Latino friend, one Asian friend, and one mixed-race friend, the Washington Post reports.

A black person with 100 friends would typically have eight white friends, per the survey. The data seem to prove the Chris Rock joke that "all my black friends have a bunch of white friends—and all my white friends have one black friend," Christopher Ingraham notes at the Post.

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