Is America Really a Melting Pot?

We hear the term “melting pot” all the time. We’re a “melting pot” nation, we’re just one big happy “melting pot,” and so on.

But is it really true?

Melting Pot

Melting Pot (Photo credit: Eneas)

Well, it depends upon who you ask, where you ask it, and under what conditions, it seems.

Here’s a great video of someone taking a fairly decent New York survey of friendly people from different minority groups: