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Just 22% Think Race Relations Are Getting Better

Monday, January 15, 2018

This Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Americans have a marginally more promising outlook on race relations than they did six months ago.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 22% of American Adults would rate race relations in America today as good or excellent, up slightly from previous surveys. Twenty-eight percent (28%) now rate race relations in this country as poor, down from 38% in June. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on January 10-11, 2018 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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