Being a guy who occasionally gets a wild itch he just HAS to scratch, I performed a a brief survey.
In Maryland Michael Steel, the black candidate, lost. Maryland has a very high black population. So here is what I did to see if racism was involved in his loss.
I pulled up the online white pages and did a little survey. I randomly called some people until I spoke to 20 people who actually voted. HOWEVER! There is a fun twist to this. I only called people with one of two last names. I called people named Black, who in my experience are usually white, and I called people named White, who, in my experience, are usually black.
Here are the results:
Out of 10 Whites (blacks?) 4 said race was important to them when they voted.
Out of 10 Blacks (whites?) 2 said race was important to them when the voted.
Average is 30% took race into consideration with Whites (blacks?) showing a greater tendency toward racism while voting than Blacks (whites?).
So, next time some liberal wants to claim that white racism is keeping minorities down I suggest you remember that racism goes both ways.