Today, 51% of U.S. adults say they support the Black Lives Matter movement – down from 67% in June 2020. A majority of Americans say the increased focus on race and racial inequality in the past three years hasn't led to improvement for Black Americans.
68% of Black adults in the U.S. say they do not have enough income to lead the kind of life they want, but a majority are optimistic that they will one day.
Earnings overall have held steady through the pandemic in part because lower-wage workers experienced steeper job losses.
Most Americans say Martin Luther King Jr. has had a positive impact on the country, with 47% saying he has had a very positive impact. 52% say the country has made a great deal or a fair amount of progress on racial equality in the past six decades.
As they watch the splashy emergence of generative artificial intelligence and an array of other AI applications, experts participating in a new Pew Research Center canvassing say they have deep concerns about people's and society's overall well-being. At the same time, they expect to see great benefits in health care, scientific advances and education
Republicans now hold a narrow majority in the U.S. House of Representatives. Here's a look at their views on key issues and the GOP's future.
6. Americans differ by news diet on which Biden administration issues get too much coverage, which get too little
The survey asked respondents whether five different priorities of the Biden White House are getting too much attention, too little attention or the right amount of attention from the news media as a whole during the early days of the administration. The COVID-19 pandemic is the only issue that a majority of Americans (58%) say […]
Most Black Americans say they can meet basic needs financially, but many still experience economic insecurity
Fewer than half of Black adults say they have a three-month emergency fund, and some have taken multiple jobs to make ends meet.
The number of males has exceeded the number of females since the mid-1960s. But by 2050, the worldwide sex ratio is expected to even out.
The next two sections of this report include additional comments from experts, organized under the most common themes found in their responses. These remarks generally echo the sentiments expressed by the experts whose comments are included in earlier sections of this report. This chapter includes a selection of responses to the question, “As you look […]