Only 70 of the 3,843 people who have ever served as federal judges as of Feb. 1, 2022, have been Black women.
The number of Black immigrants living in the country reached 4.6 million in 2019, up from roughly 800,000 in 1980.
Immigrants – particularly those from African nations – are a growing share of the U.S. Black population.
Most Latino immigrants say they would come to the U.S. again.
Black men are now on par with American Indian or Alaska Native men as the demographic groups most likely to die from overdoses.
While views of and experiences with police vary substantially across demographic groups, there is support for a number of police reforms.
As 2021 draws to a close, here are some of Pew Research Center’s most striking research findings from the past year.
In 2018-19, 79% of White elementary and secondary public school students went to schools where at least half of their peers were also White.
There are racial and ethnic differences in who takes on gig platform jobs and the negative experiences some of these workers say they face.
While the share of Black, Hispanic and Asian American teachers has increased, it hasn’t kept pace with the growth in the diversity of students.