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.
Americans’ views vary when it comes to how they see the United States’ standing in the world and the state of its democracy.
How do Republicans who support legal abortion and Democrats who oppose it differ from their fellow partisans? One difference involves religion.
Roughly one-quarter of American adults use Twitter. And when they share their views on the site, quite often they are doing so about politics and political issues.
57% of Black adults say marijuana should be legal for medical and recreational use by adults; 28% say it should be legal for medical use only.
About three-quarters of U.S. Catholics (76%) say abortion should be illegal in some cases but legal in others.
52% of Republicans say they have a great deal or fair amount of confidence in K-12 public school principals to act in the public’s best interests.
While Biden’s rating is still low among White Christians, positive ratings also fell among Black Protestants and the religiously unaffiliated.
53% of parents of K-12 students say schools in the United States should be providing a mix of in-person and online instruction this winter.
The number of Black immigrants living in the country reached 4.6 million in 2019, up from roughly 800,000 in 1980.