Black adults stand out for their trust in local news organizations, and they are more likely to feel connected to their main source of news.
Around a quarter of college faculty in the U.S. were nonwhite in fall 2017, compared with 45% of students.
In 18 states and the District of Columbia, Latino children accounted for at least 20% of public school kindergarten students in 2017.
The most common age was 11 for Hispanics, 27 for blacks and 29 for Asians as of last July. Multiracial Americans were by far the youngest racial or ethnic group.
Black Americans are the most likely to say that what happens to people from their racial group affects them personally.
News media made by and for the two largest racial/ethnic minority groups in the United States – blacks and Hispanics – have been a consistent part of the American news landscape.
Most black and Asian adults say race or race relations come up in their conversations with family and friends at least sometimes.
Black adults are particularly likely to say slavery continues to have an impact: More than eight-in-ten say this is the case.
Asian Americans are the fastest-growing major racial or ethnic group in the United States. More than 20 million Asians live in America.
Attitudes vary considerably by race on issues including crime, policing, the death penalty, parole decisions and voting rights.