Black Americans hold multifaceted views when it comes to trust in medical research scientists: Majorities hold largely positive views of their competence, but express concern about the potential for misconduct.
A new survey, along with a related series of focus groups, shows the many nuanced views Black Americans hold about science.
Most Black Catholic churchgoers are racial minorities in their congregations, unlike White and Hispanic Catholics – and Black Protestants
Most Black Americans say they can meet basic needs financially, but many still experience economic insecurity
Fewer than half of Black adults say they have a three-month emergency fund, and some have taken multiple jobs to make ends meet.
More members of Congress, especially Democrats, are talking about Black History Month on social media
64% of members of Congress mentioned Black History Month on Facebook or Twitter in February 2021, up from just 29% in 2015.
Nearly four-in-ten Latinos (39%) say they worry that they, a family member or someone close to them could be deported.
About half of Black Americans (51%) say they are very or extremely informed about the history of Black people in the U.S.
One year in, Biden job approval down among Black Protestants, other Christians and religious ‘nones’
While Biden’s rating is still low among White Christians, positive ratings also fell among Black Protestants and the religiously unaffiliated.
The U.S. Hispanic population reached 62.1 million in 2020, an increase of 23% over the previous decade.
By 2020, the Hispanic population had reached 62.1 million out of a total U.S. population of 331.4 million.