Well, one of the hypothesis common to the Old Leftists was that race divisions were typically artificially instigated, superficial in nature, as a means of either distracting from, or furthering the goals of, what were in reality conflicting class interests.
Racism was a front and tool for the great class conflict.
Yes, especially since many unfortunate policies (and unfortunate social constructs) have led there to be economic inequalities between different races (at least between the average person of each race).
Opposition to socialism is not new to America; I can dig up political cartoons from the 19th century warning about dangerous immigrants disrutping the American way of life by trying to import ideas of socialism, anarchism, etc. Then there was the Red Scare of the 1920's.
I know it's not new, I know of those things. I'm saying degrees changed.
Go to sleep, iguana.
INTP. Type 1>6>5. sx/sp. Live and let live will just amount to might makes right