racial divide

Obama Says US Less Racially Divided Than When He Took Office (BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Says US Less Racially Divided Than When He Took Office

President Barack Obama says the U.S. is less racially divided than it was when he took office, despite recent protests over police treatment of black people.

12/29/2014

American opinions and perceptions of race relations, opportunities and discrimination are distinctly divided by racial lines, a recent study finds. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Poll: 61 Percent Of African-Americans Say US Race Relations Getting Worse

A new survey from the Emerson College Polling Society finds that 61 percent of African-Americans believe race relations are getting worse in the United States. As a whole, 44 percent of poll respondents said race relations are not getting better, with 41 percent of Caucasians and 42 percent of Hispanics holding the same view.

02/04/2014

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