Black American religious life is diverse, encompassing a wide range of religious affiliations, worship practices and beliefs.
Faith Among Black Americans
Today, most Black adults say they rely on prayer to help make major decisions, and view opposing racism as essential to their religious faith.
Public Sees Black People, Women, Gays and Lesbians Gaining Influence in Biden Era
More Americans also say evangelical Christians, business corporations and the military will lose than gain influence in Washington.
Most U.S. citizens report a campaign contacted them in 2020, but Latinos and Asians less likely to say so
White eligible voters were somewhat more likely to say they were contacted than Black, Hispanic or English-speaking Asian eligible voters.
How America Changed During Donald Trump's Presidency
Donald Trump's four-year tenure in the White House revealed extraordinary fissures in American society but left little doubt that he is a figure unlike any other in the nation’s history.
Racial, ethnic diversity increases yet again with the 117th Congress
124 lawmakers today identify as Black, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander or Native American, a 97% increase over the 107th Congress of 2001-02.
Economy and COVID-19 Top the Public’s Policy Agenda for 2021
There are wide partisan gaps over most of the 19 items asked about – particularly addressing racial issues and dealing with global climate change.
Black Americans have made gains in U.S. political leadership, but gaps remain
Kamala Harris’ election represented an advance in the progress Black Americans have made in recent decades in political leadership.
The State of Online Harassment
Roughly four-in-ten Americans have experienced online harassment, with half of this group citing politics as the reason they think they were targeted. Growing shares face more severe online abuse such as sexual harassment or stalking
Black voters were most likely to say November election was run very well
Black voters were more likely to say the 2020 election was administered very well both nationally and locally.
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