The Washington Post:
How do Americans think about the role of race in our country’s daily life? News reports, social media and uncomfortable dinner conversations often point to one conclusion: They disagree. Many white Americans believe that the United States has entered a post-racial phase; many black Americans believe that race is as salient an issue as ever.
Recent polling identifies one area, though, where black and white Americans show remarkable convergence: They believe that race relations have gotten worse. Asked in a Washington Post-ABC News poll released this past week whether race relations in the United States are generally good or generally bad, 72 percent of black respondents said “bad.” So did 63 percent of whites. A recent New York Times-CBS News poll had similar results.
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