You're right, I don't know anything about Liverpool's history. But what I do know is that after a quick google search I found that Liverpool has a population of nearly 500,000, and is nearly 95% white. Liverpool Demographics I also know that on the train this morning I saw black, white, spanish, asian, jewish, indian, middle eastern, and many more types of people and heard about 5 different languages. Just in that 45 minute span. Unless Liverpool's history has to do with it once upon a time being 5% white, and those white people overthrowing all the other races until the number was reversed, I'd argue its pretty much apples and oranges.