Across religious groups, a majority of Black Americans say opposing racism is an essential part of their faith
75% of Black Americans say that opposing racism is essential to their faith or sense of morality, a view that extends across faith traditions.
Americans see stronger societal conflicts than people in other advanced economies
New findings reveal exactly how the United States is more divided than the other 16 advanced economies surveyed.
Diversity and Division in Advanced Economies
Wide majorities in most of the 17 advanced economies surveyed say having people of many different backgrounds improves their society, but most also see conflicts between partisan, racial and ethnic groups.
Support for Black Lives Matter declined after George Floyd protests, but has remained unchanged since
Currently, 55% of U.S. adults express at least some support for the Black Lives Matter movement, unchanged from a year ago.
Deep Divisions in Americans’ Views of Nation’s Racial History – and How To Address It
Republicans are far more likely than Democrats to say increased attention to the history of slavery and racism is bad for the country.
One-third of Asian Americans fear threats, physical attacks and most say violence against them is rising
The vast majority of Asian Americans (81%) say violence against them is increasing, far surpassing the 56% of all U.S. adults who say the same.
Majorities of Americans see at least some discrimination against Black, Hispanic and Asian people in the U.S.
Americans are much less likely to say there is discrimination against White people: 40% say White people face at least some discrimination.
Three-quarters of Black Americans say Black churches have helped promote racial equality
Majorities of Black adults say predominantly Black churches have done at least some to help Black Americans.
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.
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.
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