Amid Protests, Majorities Across Racial and Ethnic Groups Express Support for the Black Lives Matter Movement
As demonstrations continue across the country to protest the death of George Floyd, a black man killed while in Minneapolis police custody, Americans see the protests both as a reaction to Floyd’s death and an expression of frustration over longstanding issues.
#BlackLivesMatter surges on Twitter after George Floyd’s death
#BlackLivesMatter was used roughly 47.8 million times on Twitter – an average of just under 3.7 million times per day – from May 26 to June 7.
A month before George Floyd’s death, black and white Americans differed sharply in confidence in the police
In April, 78% of Americans overall – but 56% of black Americans – said they had confidence in police officers to act in the public's best interests.
We are committed to hearing and addressing the experiences of people of color—as well as confronting racism and working for a better America.
In Changing U.S. Electorate, Race and Education Remain Stark Dividing Lines
The gender gap in party identification remains the widest in a quarter century.
Few U.S. adults say they’ve been diagnosed with coronavirus, but more than a quarter know someone who has
Relatively few Americans say they have tested positive for coronavirus antibodies, but many more believe they may have been infected.
White evangelicals among groups with slipping confidence in Trump’s handling of COVID-19
White evangelical Protestants are slightly less positive about the president's response to the coronavirus pandemic now than in March.
The state of the U.S. Postal Service in 8 charts
The last year the Postal Service recorded any profit was 2006, and its cumulative losses since then totaled $83.1 billion as of March 31.
Asian Americans are the fastest-growing racial or ethnic group in the U.S. electorate
More than 11 million Asian Americans will be able to vote this year, making up nearly 5% of the eligible voters in the United States.
Black imprisonment rate in the U.S. has fallen by a third since 2006
There were 1,501 black prisoners for every 100,000 black adults in 2018, down sharply from 2,261 black inmates per 100,000 black adults in 2006.
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