I came across an article titled "The Unbearable Whiteness Of Being NPR." It said this:
First the facts: NPR is very, very white: At about 77 percent white, its newsroom is significantly whiter than the country at large — but not nearly as white as its audience, which is pushing 90 percent white.
I was really surprised to hear that almost 90% of its audience identifies as white, though writers in the comments dispute this. 77% of the newsroom being white is not much more than the 74% of actual voters in the 2016 election which is when this was made. Here's what they said:
[they are] ... college graduates (more than one in four went to grad school, too, and I’d bet there’s a disproportionate share of MFAs in creative writing), middle-aged, high-income, power-walking, overseas-vacationing, and overwhelmingly not Republican, with members of Team GOP composing only 17 percent of NPR’s listenership. You know these white people: aspiring Canadians, basically.
Additionally, polling by Gallup found 23% of white Americans identified as liberal while 26% of non white Americans do. When it comes to party identification Democrats normally win 75% or more of non white voters nationwide.
That is so weird! It is one thing to have a Bernie Sanders speech in Vermont have a 90% white audience, but for the whole country, that seems surprising.