Two-thirds of Muslims in the United States say the country needs to continue making changes to give blacks equal rights with whites.
The American Muslim community is facing some challenges. Yet for most U.S. Muslims, these problems only partially define their personal experiences in America.
Europe in 2015 saw a rise in social hostilities involving religion, particularly against the continent’s Muslims.
Pew Research Center President Michael Dimock examines the changes – some profound, some subtle – that the U.S. experienced during Barack Obama’s presidency.
At least four secretaries of state previously worked as top executives for large private-sector companies.
There were 91 reported aggravated or simple assaults motivated by anti-Muslim bias in 2015, just two shy of the 93 reported in 2001.
Blacks and whites in the U.S. disagree over police performance and differ on the causes of fatal encounters between blacks and police.
52% of U.S. Hispanics say they have experienced discrimination or have been treated unfairly because of their race or ethnicity.
There are deep divisions between blacks and whites in how they see racial discrimination, barriers to black progress and prospects for change.
Explore how the opinions of blacks and whites vary by age, education, gender and party identification in key questions from our report.