97% of Asian Americans registered to vote say a candidate’s policy positions are more important than their race or ethnicity when deciding whom to vote for.
K-12 parents differ by party in how frequently they discuss certain national issues with their children
A quarter of U.S. parents of K-12 students say racism or racial inequality comes up in conversation with their children very or fairly often.
Most Black adults (63%) say voting is an extremely or very effective strategy for Black progress; only 42% say the same of protesting.
The intersection of race with gender identity and sexuality presents a unique set of challenges for Black Americans. Although most Black adults say they experience discrimination because of their race (79%), many scholars and activists say the nature of discrimination changes when people have multiple identities. This compounded nature of inequality was termed “intersectionality” in […]
Nearly six-in-ten want organizations working for Black progress to address the distinct challenges facing Black LGBTQ people. Black Americans are more likely to know someone who is transgender or nonbinary than to identify as such themselves.
Black Republicans tend to support individualistic approaches to addressing racial inequality, while Black Democrats back institutional approaches.
Black Americans support significant reforms to or complete overhauls of several U.S. institutions to ensure fair treatment. Yet even as they assess inequality and ideas about progress, many are pessimistic about whether society and institutions will change in ways that would reduce racism.
Black Americans view capitalism more negatively than positively but express hope in Black businesses
In an August 2022 survey, 54% of Black adults said they had a very or somewhat negative impression of capitalism, up from 40% in May 2019.
Amid rising inequality, many Americans feel that the U.S. economic system is unfair and generally favors powerful special interests.
Black Americans see a range of problems with how Black people are covered in the news. Almost two-thirds of Black adults (63%) say news about Black people is often more negative than news about other racial and ethnic groups. And while few are optimistic that will change in the foreseeable future, many see ways in which that coverage could be improved.