Race IS an issue a LOT of Americans KNOW IS an issue….
Nearly three in five Americans say the U.S. must “continue making changes to give Black Americans equal rights to white Americans,” according to a new poll.
The survey, released Sunday by Axios and Ipsos, found that 92 percent of Black survey respondents agreed, with the statement, compared to 50 percent of white survey respondents, 65 percent of Hispanic survey respondents and 70 percent of Asian survey respondents.
The survey noted that white Democrats and Republicans also disagreed on the statement. Eighty-seven percent of survey respondents who are white Democrats said that the country needs “to continue making changes to give Black Americans equal rights with white Americans.”
Nineteen percent of white Republicans surveyed agreed.
The poll also found that Black Americans are more than three times more likely than white Americans “to report police officers unholstering a weapon” during a traffic stop.
Fourteen percent of Black survey respondents who reported being pulled over by police in a vehicle said the officer “removed a weapon from its holster,” compared to 4 percent of white people, 9 percent of Hispanic people and 2 percent of Asian people….
Duh? How can anyone watch the news – especially the killing of black men by police and conclude we don’t need to do more to provide equal rights?