In this companion documentary, Asian American participants described navigating their own identity. These participants were not part of our focus group study but were similarly sampled to tell their own stories.
The stories shared by participants in our video documentary reflect opinions, experiences and perspectives similar to those we heard in the focus groups. Watch extended interviews that were not included in our documentary but present thematically relevant stories.
Use this quote sorter to read how focus group participants answered the question, “What does it mean to be you in America?”
In a new analysis based on dozens of focus groups, Asian American participants described the challenges of navigating their own identity in a nation where the label “Asian” brings expectations about their origins, behavior and physical self.
This project represents our first comprehensive examination of Asian American identity using focus groups. Here’s how and why we did it.
Black Americans are critical of key aspects of policing and criminal justice. But their views on face recognition technology are more nuanced.
Increasing representation in science is seen as important for attracting more Hispanic people to science.
The national total in the 2020 census was largely accurate, but the Census Bureau has estimated miscounts for some states and demographic groups.
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.
32% of Black adults said they worried every day or almost every day that they might be threatened or attacked because of their race or ethnicity.