“ If diversity is so important to liberal whites, why do they keep fleeing ethnically diverse suburbia?”
Your first mistake is to presume that white neighborhoods are uniformly liberal, which is hardly true. For example, in the suburbs of Berkeley, which has a reputation for being so far left as to fall off the charts, I know plenty of whites who are conservatives, libertarians, etc. Each may have their own reasons for not wanting to stay in any particular neighborhood, if proportions change.
If the new “diversity” includes too great a proportion of blacks or Hispanics, crime rates tend to rise, and nothing lights a fire under a white homeowner more than an increase in crime. (If you think that’s “racist”, then crime stats are racist. But of course, they’re not.)
If the “diversity” includes too great a proportion of Asians, crime tends to decrease, but if they’re Indian, other social ills follow (noise, chaos, clutter), and if they’re East Asian (Chinese, Vietnamese, etc.) aesthetics can suffer; all you have to do to confirm this is to visit the Chinese-majority neighborhoods of San Francisco where godawful house paint colors, the utter neglect of landscaping and a lack of appreciation for historic preservation are rampant. If the group is Japanese . . . well, all would be fine, but the Japanese don’t throng together in enclaves; they seamlessly integrate with whites.
What’s cute (but not really) is your parroting of the tired old saw that racism is the exclusive province of white people. This is so false as to be laughable. See how well-received a black family would be into a Hispanic-majority neighborhood, or a Hispanic family into a Chinese-majority, and get back to me.
“These Asian students graduate high school with the knowledge of a singular truth. Even with few white people around, the racism still cuts so deep.”
Cry me a fucking river. Try being a white person (or black, Hispanic or Native American) and moving to “Asia”, and see how well you’re accepted. I’ve done that, and even as someone who can navigate the complex social protocols of the area I moved to, I was still treated like an unwanted outsider. But strangely enough, I didn’t spend too much time whining about “racism cutting so deep”. I understood that it was *I* who was causing the problem by inserting myself into a society that others had constructed. So I learned to defer to the majority, to preserve harmony. Too bad that lesson is missed by so many within America.