Black adults stand out for their trust in local news organizations, and they are more likely to feel connected to their main source of news.
About half of whites correctly answered at least nine of 11 science-related questions, compared with much smaller shares of Hispanics and blacks.
No world region has reached gender parity in the share of legislative seats held by women. Only three nations individually have reached or surpassed parity.
Data from the past 50 years reveal the upward yet uneven trajectory of black political leadership in America.
Since 1945, Democratic presidents have appointed three times as many black judges, and also more Hispanic and Asian judges, to the federal bench as their Republican counterparts.