In 2020, there were an estimated 140,918 U.S. firms with majority Black or African American ownership, up 14% from 124,004 in 2017.
Nearly six-in-ten want organizations working for Black progress to address the distinct challenges facing Black LGBTQ people. Black Americans are more likely to know someone who is transgender or nonbinary than to identify as such themselves.
Overall, 57 Black women – among a total of 106 women of color – have ever been elected to the national legislature.
The Black population in the U.S. has grown by 30% since 2000, rising from 36.2 million then to 47.2 million in 2021.
Americans now see reducing the budget deficit as a higher priority for the president and Congress to address than in recent years. But strengthening the economy continues to be the public’s top policy priority.
70% of White evangelical parents say it’s very important that their kids have similar religious beliefs to theirs
About a third of U.S. parents with children under 18 say it’s extremely or very important to them that their kids share their religious beliefs.
Mental health concerns top the list of worries for parents, followed by concerns about their children being bullied. The vast majority of parents say being a parent is enjoyable and rewarding all or most of the time, but substantial shares also find it tiring and stressful.
Most Black adults (63%) say voting is an extremely or very effective strategy for Black progress; only 42% say the same of protesting.
A quarter of voting members of the U.S. Congress identify their race or ethnicity as something other than non-Hispanic White.
Around two-thirds of Black Democrats (66%) say that whether someone is a man or woman is determined by their sex at birth.