Polls

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This Chart Breaks Down How Women Experience Discrimination in America

From police interactions to pay equity, a new survey examines how women of different races and ethnicities encounter bias.

This Pollster Says Racist Backlash Following Obama Presidency Was a Given

Cornell Belcher: “There is a transfer of power that’s going to happen, and the question is, is it going to be peaceful or is it going to be one that destroys us?”

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What You Need to Know About Youth, Race and Politics in 4 Charts

The latest GenForward survey tapped millennials to find out exactly how they feel about the upcoming election.

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3 Takeaways From New Poll on Millennials of Color and the Election

The latest GenForward report reveals that different communities of color have majorly disparate concerns leading up to November’s election.

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The Gap Between How Black and White Americans View Police, In 3 Charts

A new poll from the Pew Research Center makes it startlingly clear that—when it comes to interactions with law enforcement—there truly are two Americas.

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POLL: Latinx Voters Eying Clinton for President

A new survey shows a strong preference for the Democratic party’s nominee—and platform—heading into the general election.

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POLL: Anti-Immigrant Sentiment Driven by Racism, Not Economic Concerns

It also found that where immigrants hail from has a big influence on how White Americans perceive them.

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POLL: Trump Supporters More Likely to View Black People as 'Violent' and 'Lazy'

They are also more likely than other candidates’ supporters to think affirmative action discriminates against White people.

Small Poll of Native Americans Says Washington NFL Team's Name Isn't Offensive, Activists Disagree

Change The Mascot campaign: “Here’s what’s objective fact: Every major tribal organization in America, over 100, have come out and supported changing the name.”

You'll Never Guess What Percentage of Latinos Support Donald Trump

A new survey uncovers some surprising data in the run-up to the 2016 general election.

Poll: People Have Never Liked Affirmative Action Less Than They Do Now

At one time, a majority of people in the U.S.–a full 61 percent–supported affirmative action. That day is long gone. Today, support for affirmative action is at record lows, with just 45 percent of people in the U.S. saying that such programs are necessary today, according to a new poll conducted by NBC

Win, Fail or Racist? 5 Super Bowl Commercials For You to Chime in On

Take a look at the commercials and tell us if you think they’re a win, a big fail or racist.

Black People Voted on Election Day, Too, By the Way

An NAACP poll points to interesting trends: widespread support for marriage equality and the DREAM Act; shaky support for Democrats beyond Barack Obama.

Obama Leads Romney Among Black Voters 94-0% (Yeah, as in Zero Percent)

Wondering how Mitt Romney is doing with black voters? Not good.

National Poll Shows U.S. Divided by Race in Trayvon Martin Case

Americans are deeply divided by race over the killing of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin, with 91 percent of African-Americans saying he was unjustly killed, while just 35 percent of whites thought so, a Reuters/Ipsos poll showed on Thursday.