Study: Race relations in the U.S. improving
How well do racial and ethnic groups get along these days?
According to a recent Pew Research Center study on race and ethnicity, most blacks, whites and Hispanics say they get along reasonably well with each other.
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Here are a few highlights of the Pew Research Center’s recent report on race in America:
- 81 percent of whites and 73 percent of blacks say those two groups get along “very” or “pretty” well.
- 77 percent of whites and 74 percent of Hispanics said their groups got along well.
- 78 percent of African-Americans say blacks and Hispanics get along well; 61 percent of Hispanics agreed.
- Whites have a less positive view of black-Hispanic relations than did blacks and Hispanics themselves.
Read the complete report here.
Tell us: What are your thoughts on this study? Do you agree or disagree?
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(i) in the area where I work and live, folks of all races get along very well. That doesn't necessarily mean they like each other. It just means they interact in a civil and cordial manner. And that's good enough for me.
(ii) in 2008 and 2012, our majority white nation elected and re-elected a black man with more than 50 % of the vote each time. The result of those two elections is an excellent gauge of race relations and it supports the finding of the poll.
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